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Is Cuba a ‘Leading’ Sponsor of Terrorism?

Sen. Ted Cruz condemned President Obama’s announcement that he would normalize relations with Cuba, calling the communist country “a leading state sponsor of terrorism.” That’s a stretch, to say the least.

Cheney’s Tortured Facts

The former vice president offers misleading spin in defending CIA interrogation tactics.

The Santorum File

Rick Santorum has announced he will run again for president in 2016. This is our report on some of the false or misleading remarks he has made over the years.

Playing the Race Card in Louisiana

A radio ad attacks Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy for endorsing “a documentary which claims slavery was better for black folks than welfare.” But the film didn’t make such a claim.

Cotton’s Porous Border Story

Rep. Tom Cotton distorted the facts of a 2011 failed terrorist plot to make his case that the U.S. border with Mexico is “open” and “defenseless.”