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Debt Limit Agreement Breakdown

Debt Limit Agreement Breakdown

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden brokered a two-year agreement to suspend the debt ceiling, but it needs quick congressional approval before the federal government runs out of money. We’ll explain the main provisions of the bill that would cut, and increase, federal spending.

FactChecking Tim Scott’s Presidential Campaign Announcement

FactChecking Tim Scott’s Presidential Campaign Announcement

Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina announced on May 22 that he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. We reviewed his speech — and an exclusive NBC News interview he did shortly after — and found that he made a few claims that were false, misleading or lacked important context.

Debt Ceiling Talks Go Down to the Wire — Again

Debt Ceiling Talks Go Down to the Wire — Again

The U.S. government will likely run out of money in early June unless Congress passes a bill to raise the debt limit. Here we look at the current state of negotiations and review how the past 10 debt limit disputes were resolved.

FactChecking Trump’s CNN Town Hall

FactChecking Trump’s CNN Town Hall

Former President Donald Trump’s town hall event felt like a lightning round of false and misleading claims — most of which we’ve heard before — on voter fraud, immigration, classified documents and more.

FactChecking Biden’s Reelection Remarks

FactChecking Biden’s Reelection Remarks

President Joe Biden announced on April 25 that he would run for reelection in the 2024 campaign. In his video announcement and a speech later that day to a union group, Biden repeated several claims we’ve fact-checked before.

Examining Trump’s Claims on His Arrest and Arraignment

Examining Trump’s Claims on His Arrest and Arraignment

In a speech from Mar-a-Lago hours after pleading not guilty to criminal charges in Manhattan, and in social media posts, former President Donald Trump has said the case against him is unfair. Here, we explain his attacks on the prosecutor, judge and venue.

FactChecking Trump’s Rally, Fox Interview

FactChecking Trump’s Rally, Fox Interview

In his first 2024 campaign rally in Waco, Texas, and in a recent interview, former President Donald Trump repeated many claims we’ve fact-checked before — but he also made new false and unsupported statements.