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Obama’s Final Numbers

Obama’s Final Numbers

The numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is sometimes different from what politicians claimed.

What President Trump Inherits

What President Trump Inherits

These are some of the numbers by which the future successes or failures of the new presidency will be measured.

Clinton’s Misleading Debt Claims

Clinton’s Misleading Debt Claims

In the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton claimed that her proposals would “not add a penny to the debt.” But a nonpartisan budget watchdog group estimates that what she has detailed thus far would add $200 billion to the debt over 10 years.

Video: FactChecking Clinton’s Speech

Video: FactChecking Clinton’s Speech

The last of our daily fact-checking videos from the political conventions focuses on Hillary Clinton’s speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination.

Video: Day 3 of the Convention

Video: Day 3 of the Convention

FactCheck.org’s Lori Robertson talks with USA Today’s Paul Singer about claims made during the third day of the Republican National Convention.

Obama’s Numbers July 2016 Update

Obama’s Numbers July 2016 Update

Our quarterly update of statistical indicators on jobs, wages, debt, energy, illegal immigration, food stamps and more.

Obama’s Numbers April 2016 Update

Obama’s Numbers April 2016 Update

Trade deficit and illegal immigration are down; real weekly earnings and federal debt are up. Our quarterly update of Obama’s scorecard.