• Analysis

Gillibrand’s cascade of misfired employment statistics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 presidential candidate, mangled three employment statistics while making the case the economy can do better.

  • Analysis

Kamala Harris in Iowa: A fuzzy connection on jobs

The California Democrat suggests the unemployment numbers are good because people are "working two or three jobs to pay the bills.”

  • Analysis

Did Brett Kavanaugh signal he supports ‘going after birth control’?

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) misleadingly trimmed crucial words uttered by the Supreme Court nominee in a discussion of a case concerning access to contraceptives.

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Bernie Sanders resurrects a ‘zombie’ claim on gun sales without background checks

The senator from Vermont says 40 percent of guns are sold without a background check. That's an old, discredited figure that's been debunked before.

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Senate Democrats falsely claim GOP tax plan will raise taxes for most working-class families

A talking point circulating widely by Democrats about the GOP tax plan turns out to be very wrong.

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Kamala D. Harris’s claim that 129 million people with preexisting conditions ‘could be denied coverage’

The California Democrat uses a rather high figure to blast a narrow provision of the House GOP health plan.

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Sen. Kamala Harris’s claim that an ‘undocumented immigrant is not a criminal’

We dig into the former California attorney general's talking point on immigration.

When did Mitch McConnell say he wanted to make Obama a one-term president?

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) suggested McConnell made his famous comments near the start of Obama's first term. But that's wrong.

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