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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush announced he is running for president.
Real estate developer Donald Trump’s speech announcing he is running for the Republican nomination for president contained a number of false and misleading statements.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is running for president again. Let’s take a look at some of his more recent claims.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is running for president again. Let’s examine some of his latest claims.
Former New York Governor George Pataki is running for the republican nomination for president. Here is a claim he made while announcing his candidacy.
Lindsey Graham, Republican Senator from South Carolina, is running for president. Let’s take a look at some of his more recent problematic claims.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is running for the democratic nomination for president. Here’s a look at a recent claim.
Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, announced he is running for president. Here is a look at a recent claim he made.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is running for president. But during his announcement, Huckabee repeated some old, discredited lines on the economy, health care and tax cuts.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina recently declared her candidacy for the republican nomination for president. On May 4, Fiorina gave a misleading description of the options available for college students who need loans to pay for their education.