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Can dictators and enemy generals obtain birthright citizenship for their children?

President Trump has made this claim at least twice. It's not as wrong as it seems regarding generals, but it's a shakier claim for dictators.

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The Trump administration’s fuzzy math on ‘criminals’ in the caravan

President Trump claims there are 300 "rough, rough people" in the caravan of migrants traveling through Mexico. But the administration won't explain how that figure is calculated.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s post-election news conference

Here's a look at ten claims made by President Trump at his post-election news conference.

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The Fact Checker’s crash course for the 2018 elections

We rounded up 47 fact-checks of Democrats, Republicans and outrageous campaign ads.

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Trump’s Four-Pinocchio claim: ‘Democrats let him into our country’

The president's campaign ad ignores the fact cop-killer Luis Bracamontes was deported when Bill Clinton was president. He snuck back in under George W. Bush.

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President Trump has made 6,420 false or misleading claims over 649 days

Trump made more false or misleading claims in the seven weeks before the midterms than he did in the first nine months of his presidency.

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GOP hopefuls say they fight insurance companies, just like Obama

Under attack from Democrats for health-care votes, some Republicans have begun borrowing language from the 2008 Obama campaign

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Fact-checking Trump’s macho talk on birthright citizenship, military at the border

With the midterms coming up, the president has been exaggerating what he can do to deter illegal immigration.

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Democrats hype estimates of people with preexisting conditions

In the political battle over protecting people with existing health problems, Democrats have been using numbers that do not stand up to scrutiny.

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These Republicans are misleading voters about our Obamacare fact checks

We have discovered at least seven Republicans are running for reelection by falsely telling voters their opponents earned Four Pinocchios for statements on preexisting conditions.

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