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Viral Story Spreads Made-Up AOC ‘Quote’ on Soldiers

Viral Story Spreads Made-Up AOC ‘Quote’ on Soldiers
A publication known for spreading “satire” content that confuses social media users attributed a bogus quote about soldiers’ pay to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Trump’s False Claims About Rep. Ilhan Omar

Trump’s False Claims About Rep. Ilhan Omar
President Donald Trump accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is. That is false.
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FactChecking Round Two of the Democratic Debate

FactChecking Round Two of the Democratic Debate
he second group of 10 Democratic presidential candidates made false and misleading claims about immigration, gun control legislation and the environment, and repeated familiar talking points on taxes, health care and poverty.
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Trump’s Pitch to Farmers Includes False and Misleading Statements

Trump’s Pitch to Farmers Includes False and Misleading Statements
In his much publicized visit to Iowa, President Donald Trump made a few false and misleading statements about agricultural exports.
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Economists: Trump's Tariffs Are Not Boosting GDP

Economists: Trump's Tariffs Are Not Boosting GDP
Economists: Trump's Tariffs Are Not Boosting GDP
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Debunking Trump's Claims About Mueller’s ‘Conflicts’

Debunking Trump's Claims About Mueller’s ‘Conflicts’
Don't believe the president's repeated claims highlighting his concerns about Mueller’s purported conflicts.
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Notre Dame Fire Fuels Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theory

Notre Dame Fire Fuels Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theory
A website cites an erroneous tweet, innuendo and unrelated events to falsely suggest there were “Muslim ties” to the Notre Dame fire.
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The Right is So Obsessed With Ocasio-Cortez, They're Making Up Quotes

The Right is So Obsessed With Ocasio-Cortez, They're Making Up Quotes
There is no evidence that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said “owning guns is not a right,” contrary to what a viral meme claims.
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President Trump is Misleading People About Aid to Puerto Rico

President Trump is Misleading People About Aid to Puerto Rico
Trump claims that “Puerto Rico got 91 Billion Dollars for the hurricane” and that it received “more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.” Neither of those statements is true.
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Trump Lies About Everything, Including the Great Lakes

Trump Lies About Everything, Including the Great Lakes
The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has been around since 2010, and it has been fully funded in recent years despite — not because of — Trump’s efforts.
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