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March 26: Health Care, Land Loss, Russia
March 26th, 2017, 12:00 PM
Trump’s Job Boast
March 26th, 2017, 12:00 PM

President Donald Trump boasted that Charter Communications "has just committed to investing $25 billion" and creating 20,000 jobs in the U.S. But Charter's plans to add 20,000 jobs have been in the works for nearly two years.

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A Fake Tom Price Quote
March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 PM

Q: Did Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price say “it’s better for our budget if cancer patients die more quickly”? A: No. That’s another made-up quote from a “news/satire” […]

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GOP’s Obamacare Obituary: Premature
March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 PM

Republicans repeatedly claim that Obamacare is in a "death spiral," collapsing of its own weight. This is wishful thinking on their part, with little evidence to support it.

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Still No Evidence, Mr. President
March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 PM

There is still no evidence to support President Donald Trump's tweets accusing President Barack Obama of illegally "tapping my phones in October" during the "very sacred election process."

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Physician Numbers Up Under Obamacare
March 22nd, 2017, 12:00 PM

President Donald Trump said that "many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare." But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became law.

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Trump’s Hollow Keystone Threat
March 22nd, 2017, 12:00 PM

President Donald Trump boasted that TransCanada Corp. "dropped" a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the U.S. after he threatened to "terminate" the company's Keystone XL pipeline. That's false.

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Spinning the Intel Hearing
March 21st, 2017, 12:00 PM

The White House posted a series of misleading tweets on the investigation into Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 campaign.

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Introducing Ask SciCheck
March 20th, 2017, 12:00 PM

In January 2015, we launched SciCheck -- a feature devoted to fact-checking false and misleading scientific claims. Today, we introduce Ask SciCheck, which will provide answers to your questions about science and public policy.

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Land Loss in Louisiana
March 20th, 2017, 12:00 PM

Is Louisiana losing a football field of land to the ocean every hour? Yes. Both natural processes and human activities contribute to the land loss, though humans are primarily to blame.

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