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‘Some people did something’: Rep. Omar’s remarks in context

The remarks of the freshman member of Congress during an address to a Muslim rights organization spawned controversy, but they were just a snippet of a 20-minute speech.

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Schumer’s claim that ‘blue slips’ were a ‘longstanding requirement’ for judicial nominees

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) gets his history wrong.

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Democrats engage in ‘Mediscare’ spin on the Trump budget

Democrats misleadingly claim President Trump is cutting $850 billion from Medicare, stealing a page from the GOP playbook during the debates over Obamacare.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s misleading complaint: Trump did not transfer funds for the opioid emergency

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) misleadingly compares Trump's action on border-wall funding with the response to the opioid health-care emergency.

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Would ‘every small dollar donated’ be matched 6 to 1 under the House Democratic plan?

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) attacked H.R. 1, the centerpiece of House Democratic efforts to change election funding and practices.

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Fact-checking the Michael Cohen hearing

Here's a roundup of claims and statements made during hearing featuring testimony by the former attorney for President Trump

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The CBO’s shifting view on the impact of the Obamacare individual mandate

The Congressional Budget Office dramatically scaled back its estimates about a key part of the Affordable Care Act — estimates that helped derail the push the repeal the law.

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Liz Cheney’s claim that the ‘Green New Deal’ would eliminate air travel

Death panels, but for deciding who gets to board a flight? Nope.

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Does a full-time U.S. worker at McDonald’s make just $7,000?

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) claimed the typical worker at McDonald's made well below the minimum wage. But a full-time worker in the United States actually makes about $20,000.

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What’s actually in the ‘Green New Deal’ from Democrats?

No one is proposing to “eliminate all planes, cars, cows, oil, gas and the military." No one created “doctored” versions of the Green New Deal that included these outlandish proposals.

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