Monthly Archives: October 2017

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The repeated, incorrect claim that Russia obtained ‘20 percent of our uranium’

The 20 percent figure is out of date. Russia's holdings produced only 2 percent of U.S. uranium in 2016.

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Video: James Comey and the draft statement clearing Hillary Clinton

Here's what we know about former FBI director James Comey's decisions about how to end the Clinton email probe, drawn from his public statements.

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The ‘dossier’ and the uranium deal: A guide to the latest allegations

After a week of twists and turns in the Russia probe, here's everything you need to know to catch up.

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Trump says sex harassment claims are ‘fake news,’ but there are corroborators

We detail three claims of sexual harassment against Trump -- and who says they heard about the incident at the time

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Nancy Pelosi’s claims on middle-income taxpayers and state and local tax deductions

The House Democratic leader focuses on the number of people who claim the deduction, ignoring that the wealthy reap the benefits.

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Video Fact Check: John F. Kelly vs. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson

A side-by-side comparison of what the White House chief of staff said versus what happened shows Kelly got it very wrong.

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Sessions’s claim that ‘dirty immigration lawyers’ encourage clients to cite ‘credible fear’

Sessions yet again asserts an immigration claim based on little evidence.

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Trump’s claim that he’s done more ‘by far’ than Obama in the fight against ISIS

The Islamic State is on the run in Iraq and Syria, and President Trump claims most of the credit. But experts say he's bragging too much.

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Are there more than 2,000 MS-13 gang members in Virginia’s wealthy Fairfax County?

The Republican candidate for Virginia governor suggest MS-13 is surging in Fairfax County. But the numbers are very fuzzy.

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