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The debate over DACA: a guide to the numbers used by politicians

Confused by all of the numbers in the DACA debate? Here's our guide to how many would benefit.

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President Trump’s claim that ‘nearly 3 in 4’ convicted of terrorism are foreign-born

Trump says a new report on terrorism shows the dangers of immigration. We dig into the facts, and find fishy math and misleading language.

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President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year

In that period, the president averaged nearly 5.9 false or misleading claims a day.

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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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Trump misfires with claim that military would ‘shut down’ during government shutdown

The president says the military could be shut down if the government isn't funded, but all active-duty personnel would stay on the job.

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Trump’s claim that immigrants bring ‘tremendous crime’ is still wrong

Trump has insisted for years that immigrants raise crime rates, but new studies show he's still wrong.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

Most of the "Fake News" awards are about reports that were wrong -- and quickly corrected.

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Trump’s false claim that alleged terror suspect brought two dozen relatives to U.S.

Three times, the president has told a story that falls apart upon close inspection.

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Fact-checking the Trump administration’s claims on ‘saving’ coal country

The Trump administration has made a lot of claims about gains in the coal industry, but virtually none of them are true.

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Is the Trump tax cut good or bad for the middle class?

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said the tax bill won't be helpful for most people in her state “in the long run.” We dig into the data.

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