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Groundhog Friday, Groundhog Day Edition

Politicians often make the same claims over and over again, leaving us fact-checkers empathizing with Bill Murray’s character in that 1993 classic “Groundhog Day.” This week was no different.

Video: Trump’s State of the Union

This video reviews President Donald Trump’s claims in the State of the Union about trade, job creation, auto plants, wages, immigration and U.S. aid to developing countries.

Trump’s Numbers

Statistical measures of the president’s term to date.

GOP, Democrats Spin Tax Plan

Leaders in both parties make false and misleading claims about the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax cut plan.

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.

Groundhog Friday

At this stage of the campaign, we often hear similar claims repeated over and over in stump speeches.

Video: FactChecking Clinton Stump Speech

This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper, working with FactCheck.org, highlights four claims Hillary Clinton made in a speech in Hampton, Illinois, on Sept. 5.

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.