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FlackCheck.org offers a fact check on a popular — but inaccurate — Republican talking point regarding a recent CBO report.
FlackCheck.org offers a closer look at some of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address claims.
FlackCheck.org offers a look at some problematic claims from both sides of the aisle on issues ranging from health care to the War on Poverty.
FlackCheck.org offers a look a FactCheck.org’s biggest Whoppers of 2013 about the Affordable Care Act.
FlackCheck.org points out some hyperbolic language from Rep. John Fleming (R., La.) regarding the Affordable Care Act.
FlackCheck.org offers a fact check of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R., Texas) claim that the EPA is using the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard to stop oil and gas production in West Texas.
FlackCheck.org highlights a fact check of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R) claim that the Senate has violated a clause in the Constitution by failing to “pass a budget.”
FlackCheck.org offers a fact check of Sen. Ted Cruz’s claims about the economy and economic policies under Presidents Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter.
FlackCheck.org features a fact check of Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) claim that the federal government is spending $3 million on research “studying monkeys on meth.”
FlackCheck.org offers a fact check of Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R., Wis.) claim on “Fox News Sunday” that the Affordable Care Act takes money from Medicare.