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Rep. Pelosi's claim the House GOP is 'inviting' violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

Pelosi issued a tweet in response to House passage of H.R. 38.

December 12, 2017 12:10 pm


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Trump's claim that West Virginia is 'sending clean coal' to 'China'

Trump claims "things are changing" in states such as West Virginia, suggesting that those changes are a result of his administration's...

December 11, 2017 7:30 am


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.

December 8, 2017 1:30 pm


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History lesson: Do big tax cuts pay for themselves?

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, made a reference to economic history that caught The Fact Checker's attention.

December 7, 2017 9:40 am


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.

December 1, 2017 1:10 pm


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President Trump says the tax bill will 'cost me a fortune.' That's false.

Trump claimed he would not benefit from the tax plan, twice in offhand remarks with reporters and once in a speech.

November 30, 2017 10:50 am


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Fact check: GOP lawmaker uses fuzzy math to make case for small-business tax cuts

Would a tax cut on businesses boost the economy and increase federal revenue, and did federal revenue really increase $1.2 trillion per...

November 27, 2017 12:20 pm


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President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct

Trump vociferously has taken aim at accused Democrats, while apparently giving a pass to Republicans.

November 22, 2017 11:40 am


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Sen. Schumer's claim that the GOP is 'kicking 13 million people off health insurance'

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., is using inaccurate language that we have warned Democrats about before.

November 16, 2017 11:10 am


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President Trump's bizarre claim that President Obama 'never got to land' in the Philippines

Why does President Trump believe that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte refused to let Barack Obama land his plane in Manila? He's said...

November 15, 2017 2:20 pm