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Murphy Misses on NRA Track Record

Sen. Chris Murphy urged politicians to stand up to the National Rifle Association because while “[t]he gun lobby is certainly politically powerful … it loses as many races as it wins.” But the NRA has won the vast majority of recent congressional races in which it heavily invested.

Gun Control in Australia, Updated

In 2009, we wrote an Ask FactCheck item for readers who wanted to know, “Did gun control in Australia lead to more murders there last year?” The answer at the time was “no,” and that’s still the case.

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.

Video: Obama’s Whoppers

In this video, we look back at some of the more egregious falsehoods uttered by President Obama during his two terms in office.

Obama’s Whoppers

A look back at fact-checking the 44th president of the United States

Videos: Clinton and Trump Fact-checks

CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org offer two fact-checking videos this week covering claims made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Video: The Final Debate

This video features eight claims that we fact-checked at the third and final presidential debate in Las Vegas.

Groundhog Friday

Yes, there were repeated debunked claims yet again in the presidential campaign this week. We summarize our fact-checking of these familiar talking points in our “Groundhog Friday” feature.

Opposition Overreach in Nevada

Here we go again: opposition researchers spinning sensational-sounding claims from flimsy facts. This time it’s a Democratic ad claiming GOP Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada voted “23 times” against banning terrorists from buying guns.