Monthly Archives: January 2021

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Kerry’s misleading framing of potential solar and wind jobs

The former secretary of state said solar and wind are two of the fastest-growing occupations. But the number of potential jobs is a pittance.

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Biden, travel bans and accusations of xenophobia: A chronology

Is the president being hypocritical by imposing travel restrictions if he accused his predecessor of “hysterical xenophobia”? We explore the timeline.

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Biden’s jab that foreign company contracts went up 30% under Trump

President Biden is using a number generated during his presidential campaign -- and conflicts with government data and reports.

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Ted Cruz pumps up Keystone job numbers

We have been fact-checking these numbers for nearly a decade! Politicians keep getting them wrong.

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Trump’s false or misleading claims total 30,573 over 4 years

A four-year Fact Checker project comes to an end.

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A term of untruths

Scroll a visual timeline of all the false or misleading claims Donald Trump made during his time in office.

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‘Good-looking Marines’: Video misrepresents Biden at inauguration

A viral tweet tried to spin up a conspiracy theory about the new president's mental capacity.

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Fact-checking Trump’s farewell address

Trump's farewell address was like a mini version of campaign rally -- lots of falsehoods but no applause.

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Biden’s claim about employment of ‘mom-and-pop’ businesses

The president-elect said "mom-and-pop" small businesses employ more than big corporations. That might be a stretch depending on the metric you use.

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Fact-checking Biden’s speech on his coronavirus economic relief plan

Five claims caught our attention. The Biden team quickly provided citations and back-up.

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