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What’s more common: A ‘good guy’ without a gun — or with one?

FBI active-shooter reports are missing cases and have errors, making it difficult to come to a conclusion.

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Peter was already robbed. He can’t pay Paul.

Spending cuts to balance the budget will require difficult choices that Congress has avoided.

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How a Hunter Biden conspiracy theory grew, from lone tweet to a big megaphone

Conservative reporters and commentators ran with speculation before checking the facts.

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DEA said it seized enough fentanyl to kill us all. The claim adds up.

DEA officials revealed how they calculated the headline-making statistic.

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McCarthy puts a spin on spending math to justify debt limit fight

The House speaker relied on numbers that don’t tell the full story of what happened — and how the GOP-controlled Congress boosted spending.

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McCarthy’s specious attacks on Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell

The House speaker's reasons for booting them off the House Intelligence Committee don't add up.

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Biden, Trump and classified documents: An explainer

Here are answers to key questions regarding the discovery in Biden's office and home that has echoes of the investigation of former president Donald Trump.

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‘87,000 IRS agents’ is the zombie falsehood setting the House agenda

Congressional Republicans based their first bill on a widely debunked claim.

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Jan. 6 committee yet again debunks Trump claim of 10,000 troops

Trump keeps claiming he requested 10,000 troops to protect the Capitol on Jan. 6, but interviews show that's not true.

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Ten of the most popular fact checks of 2022

Fact checks concerning former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Hunter Biden dominated the annual list.

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