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Kris Kobach’s claim that there is now ‘proof’ of voter fraud in New Hampshire

The head of the presidential voter-fraud panel claims there's proof of voter fraud in New Hampshire during the 2016 elections. That is hardly the case.

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Sen. Cassidy’s misleading claim that preexisting-conditions ‘protection is absolutely the same’

In his spat with Jimmy Kimmel, Sen. Cassidy asserted his bill ensure protections for preexisting conditions even though it greatly weakens them.

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President Trump’s claim that 10 refugees overseas cost as much as one in the U.S.

The president offered a striking statistic at his U.N. speech. Where did it come from, and is it valid?

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365 days of Trump claims

Every suspect claim made by President Trump during his first year in office, in one place

The Trump Promise Tracker

Donald Trump made 60 key promises during the 2016 campaign. We will track his progress during his presidency.

The 2016 Election Fact Checker

Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.

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Is President Trump vindicated on his claim of ‘wires tapped’ by Obama?

There is no new detail in the Sept. 19 CNN report that warrants a change to our original Four-Pinocchio rating.

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Sen. Cassidy’s rebuttal to Jimmy Kimmel: ‘More people will have coverage’

Rebutting Jimmy Kimmel, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) says his plan will boost health-insurance coverage. But the evidence is slim.

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President Trump’s claim that ‘we’ve had bigger storms’ than Harvey and Irma

President Trump points to hurricanes' intensity, but the damage caused by the recent storms makes them some of the most costly on record.

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Happy 10th birthday, Fact Checker!

The Fact Checker has its 10th birthday on Sept. 19, 2017, though that statement might merit a Pinocchio

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Medicare, private insurance and administrative costs: A Democratic talking point

Democrats such as Sens. Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders says Medicare is more efficient than private plans. But not so fast.

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Speaker Ryan’s fuzzy math on the nation’s ‘terrible tax system’

Ryan cited three numbers to make his case for lower corporate taxes, but there's a problem with each figure he used.

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