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Obama’s Wind Energy Claim

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said, “in fields from Iowa to Texas, wind power is now cheaper than dirtier, conventional power.” That is true in some pockets of the country, but the national average for coal and gas prices is still less.

Video: Obama’s Gun Proposal

This video from FlackCheck.org examines some of the conflicting statements politicians have made about guns since President Obama announced his plans for tighter gun controls.

Obama’s Executive Actions on Guns

Claims about President Obama’s executive actions on background checks are the subject of this week’s fact-checking collaboration with CNN’s Jake Tapper.

Christie’s Contradictions

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on CBS’ “Face the Nation” contradicted two of his previous statements, on Planned Parenthood and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Sanders’ Wealth Inequality Stat

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says that “the 20 richest people in our country own more wealth than the bottom half of the American population — 150 million people.” We explain that statistic.

Sorting Out Obama’s Gun Proposal

Politicians have offered confusing and conflicting information on guns in the wake of the San Bernardino shootings and President Obama’s announced plans for tighter gun controls.

Clinton’s Misleading Ad on Drug Prices

A Hillary Clinton TV ad claims that “in the last seven years drug prices have doubled.” A report, provided by her campaign, says brand-name drug prices on average have more than doubled. But more than 80 percent of filled prescriptions are generic drugs.