• Analysis

Biden’s ‘aggressive’ use of a tax loophole he’s trying to shut down

Tax experts say the Bidens used a tax-avoidance strategy to skirt hundreds of thousands of dollars in Medicare taxes, but is it hypocrisy or clever tax planning?

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Sen. Stabenow’s claim that the U.S. does not try to limit Japanese vehicle sales

Meet the "chicken tax" -- a steep tariff from the 1960s that has profited the U.S. auto industry and thwarted foreign manufacturers

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A bridge too far: Jeffries doubles the number of ‘structurally deficient’ bridges

Jeffries also suggested that 100,000 bridges may be close to collapse — a number that's way too high.

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The Steele dossier: A guide to the latest allegations

Confused by the latest twists and turns regarding a document that captivated the nation? Here is a comprehensive overview and a look at the key players.

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The claim that crime falls when states relax gun-control laws

The research on this is all over the place, but a conservative lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that there's no difference. The answer is much more complex.

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NRCC’s deceptively edited attack ad offers a glimpse of 2022 spin

The new attack ad by the National Republican Congressional Committee features misleading images and snipped audio.

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Robert Moses and the saga of the racist parkway bridges

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg referred to a famous anecdote in Robert Caro's biography of the master builder but historians increasingly question whether it is correct.

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The false claim that only 11 percent of the infrastructure bill goes to ‘real infrastructure’

Former president Donald Trump knocked passage of the infrastructure plan, but by the metrics he used as president, nearly 40 percent would qualify as "real infrastructure" — and the percentage could even be double that figure.

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The battle over Biden’s child tax credit and its impact on poverty and workers

A fierce dispute has erupted among economists about whether the president's child-tax credit expansion will cause parents to stop working. We explain the debate.

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Biden’s claim that Nobel winners say his plan would ‘reduce inflation’

The president keeps citing a letter issued in September. But the plan has changed, so what do the signers say now?

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