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No spending cuts to Medicaid? Then no tax cuts either.

Here's why a "baseline" is an important -- and abused -- tool in Washington policy debates.

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Vice President Pence’s bushel of false and misleading claims about health care

In a speech to the nation's governors, Vice President Pence said several misleading and false claims about the Senate's health-care proposal and Obamacare.

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No, President Trump, you haven’t signed more bills than any other president

The president said he “thinks” he's signed more bills than any president ever. But he's wrong, very wrong.

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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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Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s claim that ‘criminals take notice’ of cities with sanctuary policies

Sessions is being misleading by citing data from a study that doesn't support his argument.

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Fighting falsehoods around the world: A dispatch on the growing global fact-checking movement

Political fact checking is exploding around the world. Our dispatch from the fourth Global Fact-Checking Summit in Madrid.

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Video: Every Russia story Trump said was ‘fake news’ or a ‘witch hunt’

President Trump continues to insist the Democrats are responsible for any story relating to Russian interference in the 2016 election, despite a year's worth of evidence to the contrary.

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President Trump’s claim ‘billions and billions’ are ‘pouring into NATO’ because of his administration

Trump's rhetoric goes way too far, earning him Four Pinocchios.

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McConnell’s claim that Senate GOP health bill would not ’cause anyone currently on Medicaid to come off it’

McConnell pushes the envelope with this claim, playing down the impact of the Senate GOP health-care overhaul proposal.

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Fact Checker’s guide to obstruction of justice, executive privilege and impeachment

Trump’s critics are quick to call for his impeachment and rush to judgment about whether he would face obstruction of justice charges, but it's not so simple.

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