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Fiorina Misleads on HP and Iran

Carly Fiorina made several false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims in responding to questions about Hewlett-Packard’s involvement with a foreign subsidiary that sold products to Iran.

Doubling Down on Falsehoods

Republican presidential candidates Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump were challenged on false claims they made during the second Republican debate, and both doubled down with more misinformation.

Mailbag: Debate FactChecking

Readers sent us letters about our coverage of the second Republican presidential debate on Sept. 16.

Stretching Facts on Syrian Refugees

Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Scott Walker, who oppose President Obama’s plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees, stretched the facts to support their policy position.

Bush’s Hollow Attack on Trump

Jeb Bush mocked Donald Trump by saying liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren supports Trump’s “tax plan.” Warren simply praised Trump’s call to raise taxes on hedge fund managers. Bush’s own tax plan calls for that very same thing.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails

This week, “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper discusses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s recent claim that “people in the government knew that I was using a personal account.”

Donald Trump’s Birthright Citizenship Claim

In the first video for CNN’s “State of the Union” and FactCheck.org’s new partnership, Jake Tapper discusses statements Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made about birthright citizenship.