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Mailbag: Alabama Senate Race, Uranium One Deal

This week, we feature emails readers sent to us regarding the Alabama Senate race and the Obama administration deal allowing a Russian nuclear energy agency to acquire a controlling stake in Uranium One, a Canadian-based company with mining stakes in the Western United States.

Mailbag: The Comey Hearing

This week, readers sent us comments about former FBI Director James Comey, who testified before the Senate intelligence committee about private conversations he had with President Donald Trump regarding the agency’s Russia investigation.

Mailbag: Manufacturing Jobs and Fidel Castro

This week, readers sent us letters about President Barack Obama’s record on manufacturing jobs, and Sen. Ted Cruz’s claim that Obama praised the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Mailbag: Electoral College

This week, a reader sent us a letter about the history of the Electoral College and the three-fifths compromise.

Mailbag: All About Trump

This week, readers sent us letters regarding our coverage of Donald Trump’s speech on the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and his speech about Hillary Clinton.

Mailbag: Debate FactChecking

Readers sent us letters about our coverage of the second Republican presidential debate on Sept. 16.

Mailbag: A Hedge Fund Manager’s Perspective

This week, a reader sent us a letter about the tax rates paid by hedge fund managers.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the email we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.
 
 ‘Carried Interest Argument Is Moot’
Recently you posted an article checking the facts on Bernie Sanders’ statements regarding effective tax rates for hedge fund managers versus firemen, truck drivers, etc. [“Hedge Fund Managers’