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Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's has received wide praise for his ability to manage California's fiscal health. Brown inherited a $27 billion budget deficit when he... [Read More]
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Come January, it's possible that North Carolina will fill only 12 of its 13 seats in Congress because of one election that's under suspicion. North... [Read More]
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For years, conservatives have assailed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a dysfunctional bureaucracy. They said private enterprise would mean better, easier-to-access health care... [Read More]
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Broadly speaking, Democrats generally support Obamacare and its guarantee that people with pre-existing medical conditions can't be denied health insurance coverage, or be charged more... [Read More]
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For years before he became president, Donald Trump has been intrigued by the idea of tariffs. In his 2011 book, Time to Get Tough, for... [Read More]
Bill Daley, the son of one former Chicago mayor and brother of another, is running for mayor in his own right with a pledge in... [Read More]
Republican Gov. Scott Walker, during his final weeks in office, signed on Dec. 14, 2018 GOP-approved lame-duck session legislation that has drawn national controversy and... [Read More]
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie recently appeared before a panel of current and former comptrollers to make the case his colleagues deserve more pay. The panel... [Read More]
Has West Virginia's tourism industry been going gangbusters recently? Gov. Jim Justice suggested that it had. Justice wrote in a tweet, "WV's tourism industry grew... [Read More]
President Donald Trump said he would own a government shutdown if he does not get the money he wants for a border wall. Now, a... [Read More]
PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth-O-Meter. [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has periodically taken shots at the cost of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's impact on the 2016 presidential election. A... [Read More]
President Donald Trump said he would own a government shutdown if he does not get the money he wants for a border wall. Now, a... [Read More]
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The fight over funding for a wall along the border with Mexico has revived an attack on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that first showed... [Read More]
Here are links and summaries of our 2018 Lie of the Year coverage. The 2018 Lie of the Year: Online smear machine tries to take... [Read More]
Part of being a politician requires helping decide how much money to set aside to sustain and provide for members of the U.S. military. This... [Read More]
Now that he's a lame duck himself, Republican Gov. Scott Walker supports taking major actions during a lame-duck session of the Wisconsin Legislature — a... [Read More]
The United Nations has not been "caught helping and coaching" caravans of migrants who want to come to the United States. That's a misleading claim... [Read More]
It's true that members of migrant caravans seeking entry into the United States have requested that the United States let them into the country or... [Read More]
Editor's note: PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan wrote this column for the media news website Poynter.org. You might expect a website that fact-checks American politics... [Read More]
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