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Phil Bredesen’s claim that Tennessee’s meth problem was ‘cut in half’

The former Tennessee governor is slicing up statistics in a misleading way now that he's running for Senate.

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Rep. Claudia Tenney’s claim that Trump’s tax cuts already paid for themselves

They haven't. The Congressional Budget Office says they will actually drive up the deficit by $1.9 trillion over 10 years.

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Does Brett Kavanaugh think the president is immune from criminal charges?

As a Supreme Court justice, Kavanaugh would vote to toss an indictment of President Trump, some Democrats argue. But his writings suggest it's an open question.

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Elizabeth Warren’s faulty claim about marijuana convictions

The senator said more people are in prison for marijuana possession than for all violent crimes. But that's not the case.

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For the record: Supreme Court nominees considered in ‘election years’

Democrats are charging hypocrisy by Republicans on considering nominations in election years. But that's just spin.

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N.D. Republican’s Senate campaign ‘fact-checking’ website promotes false claim on CBO estimates

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) created a "fact" website. But some of its claims don't stand up to scrutiny.

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Jeff Merkley’s claims about immigrant children in ‘cages,’ access to a Texas shelter

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said hundreds of immigrant children are locked up in cages in Texas. We investigated.

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CHIP, CHIMPs and Trump’s budget-rescission request: a guide to the debate

Is President Trump targeting children's health care? Are Democrats crying wolf? Here's what's really going on in the budget game.

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The kooky tale of ‘Cocaine Mitch’

An attack ad in West Virginia takes aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with a colorful but fact-free nickname.

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Kevin McCarthy claims that the labor participation rate is ‘going back up’ under Trump

The House majority leader gave credit to President Trump for something that hasn't happened.

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