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Biden’s claim that the drug-price bill will ‘help fight inflation’

The president is pushing a bill that he says will tackle the high prices of some prescription drugs. But not all of it will happen right away.

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The misleading claim that a Democratic candidate ‘sued’ a group of nuns over contraception coverage

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, a gubernatorial hopeful, sued the federal government — not nuns providing charity for the poor.

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RNC’s Biden ‘cheap fake’ paints a misleading picture of mental fitness

Once again, the Republican National Committee snips a clip, leaving the context out.

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A one-source story about a 10-year-old and an abortion goes viral

News reports around the globe and now President Biden have cited the case of a 10-year-old who sought an abortion. But this is a difficult story to confirm.

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The misplaced outrage over Hunter Biden and U.S. oil reserves bought by China

A Chinese company once tied to Hunter Biden won a bid for oil from the energy oil reserves but nothing nefarious is going on.

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Biden’s inaccurate claim about writing law review articles on privacy

The president claimed to have written a number of law review articles on privacy in the U.S. Constitution. We found one newspaper op-ed.

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The most popular fact checks of 2022, so far

Here are the 10 fact checks that have most captivated — or angered — readers so far in 2022.

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Fact-checking movement grapples with a world awash in false claims

The rapid growth of the fact-checking movement has been accompanied by an equally sharp rise in false claims across social media.

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Ad targeting Manchin on prescription drugs uses misleading math

The 60 Plus Association claims the West Virginia Democrat wants to strip $300 billion from Medicare. A lot of that is Washington funny money.

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Mass killings since 2015: Could proposed laws have made a difference?

An analysis finds that only about one-third of the 41 gun-related mass killings since 2015 might have been prevented by proposed gun restrictions being debated today. But some provisions might have minimized the bloodshed.

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