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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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The Fact Checker’s crash course for the 2018 elections

We rounded up 47 fact-checks of Democrats, Republicans and outrageous campaign ads.

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Democrats hype estimates of people with preexisting conditions

In the political battle over protecting people with existing health problems, Democrats have been using numbers that do not stand up to scrutiny.

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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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There’s still no evidence Robert Menendez slept with underage prostitutes. A new attack ad says it anyway.

Bob Hugin, the Republican challenging Menendez, says the public should see all the facts. Be careful what you wish for.

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Tom Cotton’s fact-free theory on the leaks of Ford’s letter

Did Chuck Schumer and Preet Bharara conspire with a former FBI agent to derail Brett Kavanaugh's nomination? Nope.

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Susan Collins’s wrong claim on Planned Parenthood and Supreme Court justices

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said the abortion-rights group automatically opposed O'Connor, Kennedy and Souter, but that's incorrect -- and she admits her error.

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No, George Soros isn’t paying Kavanaugh protesters

Soros's Open Society Foundations give grants to a liberal group opposing Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. But that money comes with strings attached and doesn't wind up in protesters' hands.

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Indicted congressman falsely ties opponent to terrorism

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) attacked his Christian opponent with several false or misleading claims exuding anti-Muslim bias.

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Beto O’Rourke’s claim that he did not try to leave the scene of a DWI

The Senate hopeful, in a debate, earns Four Pinocchios for flatly disputing a witness account in police records from his DWI arrest 20 years ago.

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