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Fact-checking the Trump administration's claims on 'saving' coal country

The Trump administration has made a lot of claims about gains in the coal industry, but virtually none of them are true.

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Does the Senate tax bill really offer a tax break for private jets, as key Democrats claim?

Several Democratic leaders claim the bill offers a tax write off for private jets, but they're blowing the provision way out of proportion.

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Pence's claim that 'more Americans are working today than ever before in American history'

This economic boast is so mindlessly dumb we can't believe we have to fact check it.

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Ivanka Trump touts GOP tax cuts with data borrowed from the Obama administration

Trump claims the U.S. doesn't invest enough in young children, and her figures come from an unlikely source for a Trump official.

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Did Ronald Reagan's 1981 tax cut supercharge the economy?

Sarah Huckabee Sanders rattled off a few numbers suggesting the Reagan-era cuts facilitated economic growth, but the figures are taken out of context.

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President Trump’s claim that he ‘turned West Virginia around’ by cutting regulations on mining

Trump tries to take credit for West Virginia's economic growth, but it's undeserved.

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Sessions’s claim that ‘dirty immigration lawyers’ encourage clients to cite 'credible fear'

Sessions yet again asserts an immigration claim based on little evidence.

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s claim that the U.S. is ‘leading the world’ in ‘C02 footprint’ reductions

Pruitt said the U.S. is leading the world in reducing carbon emissions, but he cleverly misrepresents the data to support his claim.

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Kris Kobach's claim that there is now 'proof' of voter fraud in New Hampshire

The head of the presidential voter-fraud panel claims there's proof of voter fraud in New Hampshire during the 2016 elections. That is hardly the case.

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Medicare, private insurance and administrative costs: A Democratic talking point

Democrats such as Sens. Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders says Medicare is more efficient than private plans. But not so fast.

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