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Shanahan Misleads on Women’s Fertility Trends   

Shanahan Misleads on Women’s Fertility Trends   

Women are having fewer children today than in the past globally, but experts say that’s by choice and it doesn’t mean “we are facing a crisis in reproductive health,” as Nicole Shanahan, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s running mate, said during her announcement speech. Infertility rates have remained steady during the last decades. 

Biden’s Misleading Claim About Latino Unemployment

Biden’s Misleading Claim About Latino Unemployment

Under President Joe Biden, the Latino unemployment rate reached a low of 3.9% in September 2022 — the lowest rate since September 2019. But Biden recently said that the rate under his presidency was the lowest in “a long, long time.”

Trump’s ‘Bloodbath’ Comment

Trump’s ‘Bloodbath’ Comment

While speaking about the potential loss of U.S. auto manufacturing jobs to foreign countries, former President Donald Trump said if he isn’t elected, “it’s going to be a bloodbath for the country.”

Trump’s Comments About ‘Cutting’ Entitlements in Context

Trump’s Comments About ‘Cutting’ Entitlements in Context

President Joe Biden said he has caught former President Donald Trump admitting that he wants to cut Social Security and Medicare. The Trump campaign said, in context, Trump was talking about cutting waste and fraud in those programs – not benefits.

The Humanitarian Parole Program for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans

The Humanitarian Parole Program for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans

Q:  Did the Biden administration secretly fly over 300,000 migrants to the U.S.?

A: As of January, the Department of Homeland Security had admitted about 357,000 Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans it vetted and authorized to fly to the U.S. through a humanitarian parole program. The travelers pay for the flights.

Role of Illinois Circuit Court Judge Misrepresented in Post About Trump’s Removal from Ballot

Role of Illinois Circuit Court Judge Misrepresented in Post About Trump’s Removal from Ballot

The Supreme Court ruled that states may not remove former President Donald Trump from primary ballots based on the Constitution’s insurrection clause. A few days before the ruling, an Instagram post claimed a “traffic court judge” had ruled Trump shouldn’t appear on Illinois’ ballot — misrepresenting Tracie Porter’s role as an Illinois circuit court judge.

Trump Repeats Many Claims in Fox News Town Hall

Trump Repeats Many Claims in Fox News Town Hall

In a Feb. 20 town hall in South Carolina that aired on Fox News, days before the state’s Republican primary, former President Donald Trump repeated several false and misleading claims we’ve fact-checked before.