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Trump’s claim that he’s done more for black Americans than any president since Lincoln

Historians scorn Trump's Four-Pinocchio statement.

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How specific were Biden’s recommendations on the coronavirus?

Biden took the virus seriously but misleadingly suggests he made policy proposals that would have saved thousands of lives

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White House targets protesters with misleading video

The White House tweeted — then deleted — a video containing several misleading clips of protesters.

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Donald Trump, friend of ‘all’ peaceful protesters?

The president seems to show support for peaceful protesters only when their interests are aligned with his. Any others get a cold shoulder or fiery condemnation.

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Mitch McConnell got ‘rich’ the old-fashioned way

An attack ad misleadingly suggests the Senate Majority Leader became wealthy through backroom deals in government service. Not so.

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President Trump made 19,127 false or misleading claims in 1,226 days

The question is no longer whether he will break 20,000, but can he hit 25,000?

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Trump campaign is creating an alternate reality online about coronavirus

The Trump campaign’s version of the story illustrates a successful — and often inaccurate — picture of the president's response to the pandemic. The Fact Checker analyzed thousands of social media posts to show the extent of the campaign’s attempt to recast the narrative.

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Dark-money group smears Valerie Plame with ‘white supremacist’ label

Congressional hopeful Plame had a horrible Twitter day in 2017. But does she pal around with Nazis?

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Trump’s phony claims about ‘illegal’ voting in Michigan and Nevada

Add this one to the vast collection of Trump’s false claims about voter fraud and rigged elections.

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Fact-checking Trump’s letter blasting the World Health Organization

The letter contains a number of false or misleading statements. Here's a guide.

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