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Does the Walton family earn more in a minute than Walmart workers do in a year?

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted a true fact: The Walton family earns $25,149 a minute, more than most Walmart workers earn in a year.

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Kamala Harris leaps to unwarranted conclusions in tax tweet

The Democratic senator and presidential candidate says a decline in the size of tax refunds shows the Trump tax plan is a middle-class tax hike. The data shows otherwise.

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Why did Kamala Harris withhold support for special investigations of police shootings?

Harris said she never took a position on any bill because of her duties as attorney general. But that’s not accurate. Her archived news releases show she took positions on a range of pending bills.

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Sen. Warren says she doesn’t ‘take PAC money of any kind.’ What does that mean?

Warren did not get much money from corporate PACs but she says she's dropping all PAC money. Here are the details.

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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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Sherrod Brown’s tax math on GM moving to Mexico

The senator from Ohio said GM's tax rate would be cut in half if it moved its Lordstown plant to Mexico. That's open to interpretation.

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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.

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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.”

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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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