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Ocasio-Cortez’s misfired facts on living wage and minimum wage

The freshman member of Congress is calling attention to income inequality but plays fast and loose with her claims.

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President Trump spins asylum restrictions as humanitarian relief

The president says he's acting to protect children. But the fine print of his proposal would make it harder for them to escape violence and poverty in their home countries.

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President Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in his first two years

Midway through his term, the president has accumulated many, many Pinocchios.

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Steve King and Donald Trump: mutual fans and echoes

President Trump and Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) have often echoed each other in public statements. Here's a guide.

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Can Trump claim credit for $26 billion in savings on prescription drugs?

The president claims his policies are working, pointing to a $26 billion decline in generic drug prices. But much of that would have happened no matter who was president.

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What really happened in the White House Situation Room?

Democrats and Republicans have told different stories about the showdown with Trump. We parse through the rhetoric.

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A guide to understanding the administration’s spin on terrorists at the border

We unpacked the numbers being used by the Trump administration.

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Elizabeth Warren’s claim that minimum wage supported her family in the 1960s

Warren said the minimum wage “would pay a mortgage, keep the utilities on, and put food on the table.” Is that possible?

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Trump’s claim that job growth is due to companies ‘moving back’

President Trump says he's convincing companies to move back to the United States. There's some evidence of that, but the data are mixed.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s Oval Office address on immigration

Over the course of his nine-minute speech, Trump painted a misleading and bleak picture of the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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