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Trump and the Black Vote

In boasting of his support among African American voters, Donald Trump made some false and misleading statements.

GMOs Didn’t Cause Zika Outbreak

Q: Did genetically modified mosquitoes cause the Zika outbreak?
A: No. In fact, GM mosquitoes may be able to help control the virus’ spread.

Videos: FactChecking Cruz and Clinton

This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org bring you two fact-checking videos featuring claims made by Sen. Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump and the Iraq War

Donald Trump has repeated throughout his presidential campaign that he opposed the Iraq war before the March 19, 2003 invasion. But there’s no evidence of that. Here’s a timeline of statements Trump made in 2002 and 2003 about the war.

Stand for Truth

A super PAC supporting Sen. Ted Cruz for the Republican nomination for president.

Kasich’s Post-Cold War Defense Cuts

A pro-Jeb Bush super PAC says John Kasich “voted with Nancy Pelosi to cut troop levels and military funding.” That’s true. But those votes came at a time when the debate was not whether to reduce troops or defense spending, but by how much.

Clinton’s ‘Charleston Loophole’ Claim

Hillary Clinton said the FBI needed “just one more day” to stop Dylann Roof from being able to purchase the handgun that he allegedly used to kill nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. That’s false.

Cruz, Rubio Twist Court ‘Precedent’

Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz distort the history of Supreme Court appointments in arguing that President Obama should not be allowed to fill the vacancy left by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Cruz Distorts Rubio’s Stance on Gay Marriage

Sen. Ted Cruz goes too far when he claims Sen. Marco Rubio and Donald Trump are “repeating Barack Obama’s talking points” on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.