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The false claim that Senate Republicans ‘plan to end Social Security and Medicare’

It’s the final weeks of the election campaign, and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is relying on an old trope — a nonexistent GOP plan to eliminate popular old-age programs.

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Biden’s unwarranted bragging about reducing the budget deficit

The president argues he is not a big spender, pointing to a decline in the budget deficit. But his policies have increased the debt.

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The GOP claim that Democrats support abortion ‘up to moment of birth’

We dug into the data. The reality is that abortions past the point of viability are extremely rare.

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Happy 15th birthday, Fact Checker!

Some 4,000 fact checks later, the Fact Checker has its 15th birthday on Sept. 19, 2022 — though that statement might merit a Pinocchio.

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Biden’s flimsy claim he has the ‘strongest’ manufacturing jobs record

The president inherited an economy on the upswing — and he's using a strange metric to make his case.

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The Lincoln Project falsely claims Trump has pocketed ‘every dollar’ he raised

The anti-Trump group aired an ad that Trump is ripping off his supporters to fund his lifestyle and businesses. But it does not provide evidence to back up the claim.

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Hillary Clinton’s claim that ‘zero emails’ were marked classified

The former secretary of state drew a distinction with Donald Trump over whether her emails were marked classified — and recent investigations conducted under Trump have bolstered her case.

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These Republicans cheered abortion policy going to states. They are also sponsoring a federal ban.

Twenty-two lawmakers did not respond to request to explain the apparent contradiction.

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Biden’s bungled talking point on the muzzle velocity of AR-15s

The president said that a round from an AR-15 travels five times as fast as one from a handgun. That's wrong.

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No, Biden is not telling kids to report their parents for covid disinformation

If this was a surprise to you — that Biden is urging children to rat out their parents — that’s because it’s completely untrue.

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