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Did James Comey violate federal laws?

We dig into the White House's rationale for suggesting that the fired FBI director violated federal laws.

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As the death toll climbs in Sudan, officials shy away from the ‘cholera’ label

The U.S. Embassy says people are dying from cholera, but WHO, USAID and Sudan's leaders hide behind a more benign-sounding phrase.

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President Trump’s claim foreign leaders told him they’re unhappy with 7-9 percent GDP growth

Trump keeps referencing conversations with two world leaders, but there's only one who could possibly have bragging rights.

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365 days of Trump claims

Every suspect claim made by President Trump during his first year in office, in one place

The Trump Promise Tracker

Donald Trump made 60 key promises during the 2016 campaign. We will track his progress during his presidency.

The 2016 Election Fact Checker

Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.

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The House Republicans’ claim they have ‘passed more bills’ than recent first-year presidencies

House Republicans say they have passed more bills than any recent Congress. But passing bills is not the same as bills signed into law.

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President Trump’s claim that a wall will ‘stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country’

Trump wants the wall to stop drugs from entering the United States, but the majority of drugs are smuggled through legal ports of entry.

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President Trump’s repeated claim of credit for Foxconn’s deal in Wisconsin

The president keeps touting a deal that is still not approved, inked with a company with a history of not delivering.

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Did Obama allow a ‘back door’ to citizenship through DACA?

Some news reports suggested 40,000 DACA recipients got green cards through a loophole, but that's very inflated

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The Trump administration’s claim that DACA ‘helped spur’ the 2014 surge of minors crossing the border

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Trump both claim a link between DACA and the 2014 surge of children, but the evidence is slim.

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