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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.”