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Political leaders and government officials like to make dramatic statements. Are they telling the truth?

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. Cory Booker .'

Half-True

Fact-checking Cory Booker's statistic on attacks by white nationalist hate groups

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Donald Trump

Half-True

Donald Trump said Chrysler is leaving Mexico. It isn't

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Would the military shut down if the federal government does?

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. Democratic National Committee .'

Half-True

DNC offers one-sided view on who gets tax bill's benefits

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. Democratic National Committee .'

Half-True

DNC strains to find problems with current job market

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Trump wrongly faults Obama for London embassy move

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. Norm Eisen .'

True

Donald Trump’s ‘fake news awards’ could land White House staff in hot water

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Did Obama say he didn't have the right to issue DACA?

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. Credo Action .'

False

Did Democrats vote to deport Dreamers?

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Donald Trump

True

Is Donald Trump right that the Dow Jones just had its fastest-ever 1,000-point jump?

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The Washington Post

Trump misfires with claim that military would ‘shut down’ during government shutdown

Trump misfires with claim that military would ‘shut down’ during government shutdown

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Trump’s claim that immigrants bring ‘tremendous crime’ is still wrong

Trump’s claim that immigrants bring ‘tremendous crime’ is still wrong

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Fact-checking President Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

Fact-checking President Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

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Trump’s false claim that alleged terror suspect brought two dozen relatives to U.S.

Trump’s false claim that alleged terror suspect brought two dozen relatives to U.S.

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

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

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Is the Trump tax cut good or bad for the middle class?

Is the Trump tax cut good or bad for the middle class?

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Chris Christie’s dubious claim he saved $120 billion in the N.J. pension system

Chris Christie’s dubious claim he saved $120 billion in the N.J. pension system

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President Trump has made more than 2,000 false or misleading claims over 355 days

President Trump has made more than 2,000 false or misleading claims over 355 days

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What you need to know about Christopher Steele, the FBI and the Trump ‘dossier’

What you need to know about Christopher Steele, the FBI and the Trump ‘dossier’

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Trump’s repeated claim: ‘We don’t have a surplus with anybody’

Trump’s repeated claim: ‘We don’t have a surplus with anybody’

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