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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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Obama adviser running for Congress claims he also worked for Bush

Andy Kim's campaign ad says he worked for Democratic and Republican administrations. But he worked only five months in an entry-level job under President Bush.

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Koch-funded group misfires with attack ad on Phil Bredesen

Americans for Prosperity claims Bredesen, a former Tennessee governor, supported higher sales and gas taxes. But he never raised either tax.

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Fact-checking Republican attack ads in tight House races

We found plenty to fact-check in six attack ads released by the Congressional Leadership Fund — a super PAC aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).

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Beto O’Rourke’s claims on African Americans and police shootings

The Democratic senatorial aspirant went viral with a defense of NFL players. But his phrasing, depending on how you hear it, could merit Pinocchios.

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GOP congressman claims Democratic prosecutors are out to get him

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) says the indictment against him is "pure politics," but it's not just Democrats alleging he misused more than $250,000 in campaign funds.

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A misleading attack on a senatorial spouse’s investments

Sen. Claire McCaskill's husband earns money from investments in low-income housing. A GOP attack ad uses big numbers to paint a misleading picture of swampy behavior.

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Has Russia hacked into Florida’s election system? There is no evidence.

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) insists that Russia has breached Florida's election systems and could wipe out voter registration records. But there's no evidence to back him up.

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Fact-checking the bipartisan spinfest on Brett Kavanaugh’s time at the White House

Republicans say millions of pages of Kavanaugh's White House records are irrelevant. Democrats say he gave incomplete testimony to Congress in 2006. We dug into their claims.

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Nancy Pelosi twists an old McConnell quote into a ‘racist statement’

The House minority leader made an incendiary charge as she misquoted the top Republican in the Senate.

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