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Santorum’s Puffery on Iran

Rick Santorum has a history of taking a hard line on Iran, but he engaged in a bit of revisionist history when he regaled South Carolina Republicans with the tale of a Senate battle over an Iran sanctions bill.

Paul Wrong on Texas Shooters

Sen. Rand Paul said the attack in Garland, Texas, was “an example of how we do need to secure our border,” but neither of the attackers crossed the southern border to gain access to the U.S. Both were Americans.

Fiorina Misleads on Student Loans

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina gave a misleading description of the options available for college students who need loans to pay for their education.

Huckabee Repeats Discredited Claims

Mike Huckabee announced he is running for president once again and, in doing so, repeated some old, discredited lines on the economy, health care and tax cuts.

FactChecking Huckabee, Fiorina and Carson

The Republican presidential primary has three new contenders: former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina; and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

The Extreme Weather-Warming Connection

Rep. Lamar Smith made several incorrect claims in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece regarding connections between climate change and severe weather.

Clinton Spins U.S. Rank on Gender Pay

Hillary Clinton cited data from the World Economic Forum to present a misleading picture of U.S. performance on gender pay disparity compared with other countries around the world.

‘Optimism’ That Fact-Checking Can Work

The American Press Institute published two new studies that it said are “a cause for optimism that fact checking in journalism can lead to a better-informed public.”

No ‘Veto Power’ for Clinton on Uranium Deal

The author of “Clinton Cash” falsely claimed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State had “veto power” and “could have stopped” Russia from buying a company with extensive uranium mining operations in the U.S.