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Biden falsely attacks Trump over a food stamp policy supported by Bloomberg

The former vice president got his attack lines mixed up, falsely accusing Trump of wanting to fingerprint food-stamp recipients.

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Fact-checking the 10th Democratic primary debate

Here's a roundup of eight claims from the tenth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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Biden’s ridiculous claim he was arrested trying to see Mandela

At least three times, the former vice president has told a tall tale about being arrested in South Africa. Four Pinocchios!

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How misinformation on WhatsApp led to a mob killing in India

The second episode of our miniseries “Fakeout” takes us to India, where viral rumors spread on WhatsApp led to death.

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Bloomberg’s manipulated debate video earns Four Pinocchios

This is a classic case of "Deceptive Editing," under the rubric established in The Fact Checker's guide to manipulated video.

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Fact-checking the ninth Democratic debate

Here's a roundup of seven claims from the ninth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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How misinformation helped spark an attempted coup in Gabon

The first episode of our miniseries “Fakeout” takes us to the central African country of Gabon, where a missing president and a suspect video helped spark an attempted coup.

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Coming soon: ‘Fakeout’ by The Fact Checker

We have a new video series coming, called Fakeout. Stay tuned!

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Fact-checking the eighth Democratic primary debate

Here's a roundup of eight claims from the eighth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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Trump’s puzzling jobs claim during the State of the Union

There was a line in Trump's speech that required some mathematical gymnastics. Here's an explanation — and what's wrong with it.

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