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Biden’s claim about employment of ‘mom-and-pop’ businesses

The president-elect said "mom-and-pop" small businesses employ more than big corporations. That might be a stretch depending on the metric you use.

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Fact-checking Biden’s speech on his coronavirus economic relief plan

Five claims caught our attention. The Biden team quickly provided citations and back-up.

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Misleading arguments from Trump’s second impeachment

Some of Trump's defenders dusted off old spin from Trump's first impeachment.

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President Trump’s last gasp of immigration falsehoods

Trump ends his term as it began, butchering the facts to associate migrants with crime.

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We looked for antifa at the Capitol — we couldn’t find any

We found many Trump supporters but there is virtually no evidence that people associated with antifa were part of the mob that occupied the Capitol.

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Fact-checking Trump’s campaign rally for the Georgia Senate races

At his rally in Georgia, Trump offered a litany of previously debunked claims about the presidential election he lost. Here’s a guide to nearly 20 false claims.

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Fact-checking Trump’s call to the Georgia secretary of state

Our fact check reveals just how deep the president has swum in the QAnon and conspiracy theory fever swamps.

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The most popular fact checks of 2020

No surprise: Fact checks about the election, the coronavirus and protests dominated the list.

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The biggest Pinocchios of 2020

Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2020.

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Cotton’s claim that Mayorkas was ‘guilty of selling green cards to Chinese nationals’

Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s nominee for homeland security secretary, was the subject of a critical inspector general’s report. But Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) spins the facts beyond recognition.

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