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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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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wasn't Fired from a Fast-Food Job

No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wasn't Fired from a Fast-Food Job
“According to our records, no person by the name of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ever employed with Hot Dog on a Stick.”
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No, Obama didn’t give Iran ‘150 billion in cash’

No, Obama didn’t give Iran ‘150 billion in cash’
Trump’s bogus claim now has been repeated in a meme that references the president’s declaration of a national emergency to redirect federal funds for a proposed wall on the southern border.
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