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Factcheck: Examining the claim that Medicare, Social Security will soon go ‘bankrupt’

Factcheck: Examining the claim that Medicare, Social Security will soon go ‘bankrupt’
In promoting his plan to “rescue America,” Sen. Rick Scott went too far in claiming that Medicare and Social Security will go “bankrupt."
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Factcheck: Judge Jackson and Critical Race Theory

Factcheck: Judge Jackson and Critical Race Theory
The issue of critical race theory has been raised repeatedly in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, specifically her passing mention of it in a 2015 speech on federal criminal sentencing.
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Fact check: 3 reasons the GOP's 'bare shelves' attacks on Biden don't add up

Fact check: 3 reasons the GOP's 'bare shelves' attacks on Biden don't add up
On Wednesday, Fox News used a 2011 photo taken in Japan to attack Biden for 'empty shelves.'
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Fact Check: Republicans Lying About Past Biden Comments On Trump Travel Restrictions

Fact Check: Republicans Lying About Past Biden Comments On Trump Travel Restrictions
The GOP is reviving one of Donald Trump's debunked 2020 campaign lies.
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Factcheck: Republicans Spin NIH Letter About Coronavirus Gain-of-Function Research

Factcheck: Republicans Spin NIH Letter About Coronavirus Gain-of-Function Research
The research, which the NIH maintains is not gain-of-function, could not have led to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Factcheck: No, Biden's Infrastructure Bill Doesn't Include a 'Driving Tax'

Factcheck: No, Biden's Infrastructure Bill Doesn't Include a 'Driving Tax'
The infrastructure bill would create a voluntary pilot program aimed at studying per-mile user fees to fund the Highway Trust Fund. The bill does not include a “driving tax,” as some social media posts misleadingly claim.
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Factcheck: No One Pushed ‘Button’ to Prevent Biden from Speaking

Factcheck: No One Pushed ‘Button’ to Prevent Biden from Speaking
Conservatives have falsely claimed a video shows someone cut off Biden’s microphone, for fear he was veering off-script.
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Factcheck: Republicans’ Shaky, No Evidence Attempt to Cast Blame on Pelosi for Jan. 6

Factcheck: Republicans’ Shaky, No Evidence Attempt to Cast Blame on Pelosi for Jan. 6
House Republicans are making the laughable claim that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “ultimately responsible for the breakdown of security at the Capitol.”
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Factcheck: Bogus Antifa Claims Follow Capitol Riot

Factcheck: Bogus Antifa Claims Follow Capitol Riot
Viral social media posts and a Republican House member have amplified claims wrongly identifying some right-wing figures at the U.S. Capitol riot as part of “antifa.”
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Factcheck: Trump’s Misleading Medicare Boast

Factcheck: Trump’s Misleading Medicare Boast
In a Florida speech about senior citizens, President Donald Trump made misleading comparisons of Medicare costs under his administration and his predecessor’s.
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