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Fact check: McCaskill's claim she 'wasn't here' when DEA bill was passed

Despite her claim she wasn't here at the time, McCaskill was clearly back at the Senate, participating in votes and hearings.

October 17, 2017 2:30 pm

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Do tougher gun laws lead to 'dramatically lower rates of gun violence'?

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, congressional leaders have reopened the debate over gun-control legislation.

October 17, 2017 2:40 pm

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Fact check: Trump's claim a US interceptor can knock out ICBMs 97% of the time

Can a U.S. interceptor knock out an intercontinental ballistic missile 97 percent of the time?

October 13, 2017 12:00 pm

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump seems unaware NFL pays taxes

President Donald Trump suggested the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations such as the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the...

October 11, 2017 2:50 pm

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Interior Secretary Zinke's claim that the U.S. has struggled to produce 'low-cost, abundant and reliable energy'

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said the Trump administration does not support an agenda of "regulation and red tape".

October 11, 2017 2:10 pm

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Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims in 263 days

Two-thirds through our year-long project analyzing, categorizing and tracking every false or misleading claim by Trump, as well as his...

October 10, 2017 1:50 pm

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Is U.S. one of 7 countries that 'allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy?'

Here's a look at the seven countries. We sorted them from the most liberal on gestational limits to the least.

October 9, 2017 8:50 am

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Fact check: Are red states subsidizing blue states through the tax code?

For many people, talking points about tax policy might be confusing. Here is a guide to what they mean -- and what's missing in the pitch.

October 6, 2017 8:20 pm

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Fact check: The NFL and the First Amendment

President Trump's remarks on NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem stoked a debate about players' right to protest. Here is...

October 5, 2017 3:10 pm

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Fact check: The Las Vegas shooter 'was only stopped' because he lacked a 'silencer'

Democrats have drawn attention to a GOP-backed bill that would streamline the purchase of suppressors -- more popularly known as silencers...

October 4, 2017 1:50 pm

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Fact check: Trump aides sell tax plan with Pinocchio-laden claims

In selling President Trump's tax plan, his aides have resorted to making strikingly misleading statements to defend it.

September 29, 2017 11:40 am

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Fact-checking President Trump's tax speech in Indianapolis

President Donald Trump's speech on the administration's still-somewhat-vague tax plan was filled with many of his favorite, inaccurate...

September 28, 2017 12:10 pm

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AP FACT CHECK: Football ratings are down; reason unclear

Sunday afternoon NFL games averaged 16.04 million viewers for the first two weeks of this season, down 11 percent from the 18.1 million...

September 26, 2017 9:20 am