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Fact-checking new state voting restrictions

Several prominent Republican governors have continued to spread 2020 election falsehoods, echoing former president Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated fraud claims.
  • Jun 17, 2021

Video appears to show McCarthy inside Luntz’s apartment while participating in focus group

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy began staying at pollster Frank Luntz’s D.C. apartment in January 2021. He stayed until at least May.
  • Jun 1, 2021

How Spanish language weather information helped save life of Texas man

Univision Channel 23 meteorologist Nelly Carreño interviews a tornado survivor in October 2019.
  • May 29, 2021

Gaetz’s full viral comments on Second Amendment, ‘cancel culture’

Gaetz pushed back about a viral clip’s ending, saying his Second Amendment comments were not directed at Silicon Valley. The following shows his full comments.
  • May 28, 2021

How calls to 'pack' the Supreme Court evolved over the years

While changing the composition of the court may sound radical, it's actually already been done.
  • May 24, 2021

SNL vs. reality: New CDC mask guidance and Liz Cheney

Saturday Night Live tackled the latest CDC mask guidance for vaccinated Americans and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) public ouster from leadership May 15.
  • May 16, 2021

Fact-checking Rev. Robert W. Lee's claimed relation to the Confederate general

According to The Fact Checker’s review of historical records, no evidence shows that Rev. Robert W. Lee IV is related to the Confederate general.
  • May 14, 2021

Deflect, minimize, deny: Unraveling the GOP Capitol riot spin

Rep. Liz Cheney’s ouster from GOP leadership shows how far we’ve come in the whitewashing of Jan. 6. These three videos tell the story.
  • May 12, 2021

Deflection: The false equivalency of ‘riots’

Republicans have falsely compared the deadly violence of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to peaceful protests that took place in the summer of 2020.
  • May 12, 2021

Minimize: Antifa and ‘fake’ Trump supporters

Republicans have attempted to minimize the actions of Donald Trump's supporters on Jan. 6, shifting the blame of violence to antifa and other groups.
  • May 12, 2021