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Clinton’s Economic Speech

Two days after Donald Trump gave a major speech on economics in Detroit, Hillary Clinton came to Michigan to offer a rebuttal. We found that Clinton stretched the facts on a few points.

Trump’s Baseless Assimilation Claim

Donald Trump made a baseless claim that assimilation among Muslim immigrants in the U.S. is “pretty close” to “nonexistent.” The Pew Research Center conducted surveys in 2011 and concluded that “Muslim Americans appear to be highly assimilated.”

Lawyers Group Not ‘Pro-Mexican’

Donald Trump claimed that a federal judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Trump University is a “member of a club or society very strongly pro-Mexican.” That’s an inaccurate description of a group for Latino lawyers and law students in San Diego.

Repeat Debate Claims: GOP Version

This video from FlackCheck.org covers some of the claims most often repeated during the Republican presidential debates.

Ad Attacks Cruz as ‘Weak’ on Defense

An ad from a conservative advocacy group attacks Sen. Ted Cruz as “weak” on defense, but makes several misleading claims to back up that assessment.

Facts on Rubio’s Immigration Record

In his latest fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at the facts behind Ted Cruz’s attacks on Marco Rubio’s immigration record.