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Steny Hoyer’s claim that Republicans voted against military pay raises

Despite what the House majority leader says, a federal law will provide the 3.1 percent raises automatically in 2020.

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Does the Dream and Promise Act give green cards to gang members?

Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more misdemeanors.

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Does Pelosi stick to the ‘principle’ of not talking about the president overseas?

The House Speaker says she does not attack the president but she certainly is critical at times.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s swing-state spin

Trump tells swing-state audiences that blue-collar jobs are surging once again, but the data belie many of his claims.

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Separating fact from fiction in abortion talking points

The abortion debate is fraught with rhetoric. Here's a quick tour through some of the spin from both side of the debate.

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Did Bernie Sanders ‘consistently’ vote against the Hyde Amendment?

He says he has always voted against efforts to deny public funding for abortions. But he has voted for spending bills that deny such funds.

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President Trump has made 10,796 false or misleading claims over 869 days

The president has been averaging about 16 fishy claims a day since he crossed the 10,000 threshold in April.

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Did Colorado have the ‘number one economy’ in the past three years?

Former governor John Hickenlooper was relying on a magazine ranking. He should have said that in his speech to California Democrats.

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Trump’s parade of false claims overseas

In an interview with Piers Morgan, the president made a series of dubious, false and misleading assertions.

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Trump says he has the ‘all-time record’ for approval among Republicans. He ranks sixth.

Over and over, the president has claimed he has the "all-time record" for approval among Republicans. That's worthy of Four Pinocchios.

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