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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

Trump’s Campaign-Style Exaggerations

President-elect Donald Trump kicked off his “victory tour” in Cincinnati, delivering a campaign-style speech that contained campaign-style exaggerations.

Groundhog Friday

With less than two weeks left till Election Day, presidential and vice presidential nominees are crisscrossing the nation to get votes — and crossing up the voters with false and misleading claims.

Video: The Second Debate

In this video, we highlight six claims from the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Oct. 9 in St. Louis.

Spinning Trump’s Taxes

Donald Trump’s top surrogates took to the Sunday talk shows to put the best spin on a New York Times story about the GOP presidential nominee reporting a loss of $916 million on his personal income taxes in 1995.

Groundhog Friday

This week, we have an all-Trump-ticket edition of Groundhog Friday, our wrap-up of debunked claims that politicians keep repeating.

Misleading Attack on Strickland

An ad from a super PAC attacking Democratic Senate candidate Ted Strickland in Ohio misleads on several counts.

Dean Wrong on Bush Tax Cut

Howard Dean got his facts wrong on two counts Sept. 4 during the Democratic candidates’ debate in New Mexico when he said most middle-class people never got a tax cut from George Bush, and when he implied that the average cut was only $100.

Edwards Ad Falsely Claims Taxes Have Increased

A TV ad called “Yours” began airing late September, in which Edwards speaks directly to camera to say “Washington ’s not working for you. …Millionaires’ taxes keep going down while yours go up.” It’s false.