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Rubio Wrong on Terrorist List

Sen. Marco Rubio vastly overstated the number of Americans on government terrorist watch lists. He said there are “700,000 Americans on some watch list,” but the number is actually in the tens of thousands.

Video: Syrian Refugee Facts

This video from FlackCheck.org looks at some of the claims being made about the Syrian refugees.

Trump’s bin Laden ‘Prediction’

Donald Trump exaggerates his prescience on the 9/11 terrorist attacks when he claims he “predicted Osama bin Laden” in a 2000 book.

Fiorina on Defunding Planned Parenthood

Carly Fiorina falsely claims “the vast majority of Americans” support defunding Planned Parenthood. Actually, national surveys show the opposite: most Americans support continued federal funding.

Sanders’ Support for Syrian Refugees

Businessman Donald Trump claimed that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wants to bring 65,000 Syrian refugees to the United States. Trump is wrong. Sanders didn’t say that.