Monthly Archives: December 2020

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The most popular fact checks of 2020

No surprise: Fact checks about the election, the coronavirus and protests dominated the list.

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The biggest Pinocchios of 2020

Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2020.

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Cotton’s claim that Mayorkas was ‘guilty of selling green cards to Chinese nationals’

Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s nominee for homeland security secretary, was the subject of a critical inspector general’s report. But Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) spins the facts beyond recognition.

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Trump’s embarrassing Four-Pinocchio claim about Florida and Ohio

He lost. Enough already.

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Trump touts misleading video as ‘proof’ of Georgia voter fraud

In his never-ending quest to overturn an election he lost, the president seizes on a bogus claim about video surveillance of “suitcases” hidden under tables.

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Trump’s assertion that only two European nations allow mail-in voting

Most European countries do not allow absentee ballots, but the president cherry-picked the data to make an outlandish claim.

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Loeffler’s bogus claim that Warnock ‘celebrated anti-American hatred’

An attack ad in the Georgia Senate run-off relies on out-of-context video clips to make its case.

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Trump’s dwindling prospects to overturn the election: A guide

President Trump's scattershot legal effort to overturn the 2020 election is losing steam. Here's a guide to his claims -- and the reality.

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