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Pence’s claim that ‘religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite’

The vice president lauds a study on the consistency of the highly religious. But the study's author says he's missing the point.

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Fact-checking Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on Facebook and data collection

Facebook's Zuckerberg gave several spotty answers to questions about the company's data collection practices.

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A White House chart on ‘chain migration’ has numbers that add up, but it lacks context

A White House issued a chart to provide some context on “chain migration.” Here's some context for the chart.

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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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