• Analysis

Nancy Pelosi twists an old McConnell quote into a ‘racist statement’

The House minority leader made an incendiary charge as she misquoted the top Republican in the Senate.

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Both sides of the aisle stretch the truth in the soybean debate

The agricultural commodities market is a complicated balance of supply and demand that politicians seem intent on glossing over.

  • Analysis

Fact-checking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s media blitz

The self-described “democratic socialist” keeps making statements that are false, misleading or incorrect

  • Analysis

President Trump’s new favorite trade talking point falls apart under scrutiny

The president keeps saying the trade deficit declined $52 billion in the second quarter. That's fuzzy math.

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Democrats seize on cherry-picked claim that ‘Medicare-for-all’ would save $2 trillion

When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

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Trump cites sketchy data — and makes it worse by mangling the details

When the president cites record numbers on small-business optimism or manufacturers' confidence, there's less than meets the eye.

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Do Democrats have a ‘plan’ to cut Medicare spending by $800 billion?

A super PAC accused Democrat Danny O'Connor of wanting to cut Medicare by $800 billion. Not so.

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Has the Trump administration repealed 22 regulations for each new one?

The Trump administration is gilding the lily.

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The zombie claim that won’t die: The media exposed bin Laden’s phone.

Hey, we debunked this back in 2005.

  • Analysis

President Trump has made 4,229 false or misleading claims in 558 days

In his first year as president, Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims. Now, just six months later, he has almost doubled that total.

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