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Trump, Biden and the facts: The tale of the tape

Trump is the heavyweight champion of falsehoods. Biden is no slouch, but more in the middleweight or welterweight class.

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Biden’s claim that Trump’s tax bill gave companies ‘a reward for offshoring jobs’

The Democratic nominee is a fierce critic of Trump's tax bill, but a key charge is not confirmed in the data.

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Three Trump ads in Spanish, many distortions

The president’s Spanish-language ads in many cases simply repeat false or misleading claims first uttered in English about former vice president Joe Biden.

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No, Joe Biden is not using a teleprompter in an interview

Eric Trump shared a meme on Twitter that lacked context, creating a false impression that the former vice president used a teleprompter during an interview. Biden was responding to a viewer on a nearby screen when it went dark.

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Joe Biden and the claim he ‘opposed taking out Osama bin Laden’

The former vice president, in front of other aides, suggested Obama gather more intelligence but was not opposed to killing al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

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Attack ad falsely claims lawmaker helped sexual predators ‘hide in the shadows’

Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) worked on foreign policy issues at Human Rights Watch, but the ad claims he lobbied on a domestic issue.

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Trump’s falsehoods about Biden’s plan for prisons

Biden says he would end the use of private prisons and increase funding for halfway housing. Trump falsely says Biden would close the prison system.

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Biden ad isolates the wrong Trump comments on coronavirus

A new Biden campaign ad uses misleading examples to make the case Trump played down the novel coronavirus publicly, while he was taking it seriously in private.

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Trump’s Social Security-illegal immigration attack on Biden misses its mark

The Trump campaign uses deceptive editing and a confusing message on illegal immigration to attack Biden in swing states.

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Joe Biden’s CNN town hall: An occasional whopper

The former vice president had his moments of over-exuberance but mostly stuck to the facts.

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