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yesterday at 20:00. Facebook
"The notion of death panels isn't just a lie, it's PolitiFact's 2009 Lie of the Year."

Thanks for the shout-out last night, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

John Oliver cites PolitiFact in last night's episode

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yesterday at 18:21. Facebook
Trump has signed multiple immigration executive orders and DHS followed up with implementation memos. Here's a rundown of what they entail, from border wall construction to expanded deportation priorities.

Trump immigration orders authorize wall, deportations

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yesterday at 17:15. Facebook
Pa. Senator John Eichelberger said inner city students "fall back and don’t succeed, whereas if there was a less intensive track, they would."

Here's why that's wrong:

Checking rural PA Republican’s claim that city students need ‘less intensive’ education

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yesterday at 16:04. Facebook
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yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
Planning on watching Donald Trump's Tuesday speech to Congress? Now you can get our fact-checks in real time on your Chrome browser! Here's how.

FactPopUp: Test Instructions for Google Chrome Extension

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yesterday at 14:30. Facebook
We're tracking pundits claims on the three major cable networks. 59% of the claims we've rated on Fox News are Mostly False, False or Pants on Fire.

Fact-checking Fox News

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yesterday at 02:00. Facebook
Florida politician Richard Corcoran argued that people who commit mass shootings say they chose certain areas because they "knew nobody had guns."

Do most mass shootings happen in gun-free zones?

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02/26/2017 at 22:37. Facebook
New! DNC chair Tom Perez says Donald Trump wants to eliminate overtime pay. Mostly False.

Does Trump want to eliminate overtime pay?

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02/26/2017 at 15:27. Facebook
"I wonder what he thinks he did to bring this about," said Harvard University government professor Jeffrey Frankel. "This one-month number is trivial in the long-run trend. The national debt will rise this year, and in future years." [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/26/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Tata claims 50% drops for both Russia’s currency and gross domestic product since 2014, but sanctions aren't the whole story.

U.S. sanctions alone didn't crush Russian economy

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02/26/2017 at 03:03. Facebook
Considering the dodgy grammar and spelling, the tweet itself likely came from a website allowing people to create fake tweets featuring real accounts.

Gates did not compare Trump to Reagan on Twitter

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02/26/2017 . Facebook
A blog post claiming that Muslims are offended "their kids have to recite national anthem" links to a deceptively edited post.

Muslim kids not singing national anthem? That's in Australia

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02/25/2017 at 22:06. Facebook
Our Jon Greenberg joined the National Press Foundation to discuss #fakenews. The meaning of the term might be fuzzy, but it certainly gets a lot of use.

Understanding – and Combating – Fake News - National Press Foundation

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PolitiFact
02/25/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Right about now, the 45th president is due to receive his first paycheck, part of a $400,000 annual salary delivered in monthly installments. But the billionaire said during the campaign that he wouldn't take the pay. Is he backsliding on a promise?[ Bit.ly Link ]
PolitiFact
02/25/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
"No one who knows anything about budgeting would take a 30-day change to have any meaning at all. There is no credit to take, because it's like noticing that rainfall numbers from one month to the next are not exactly the same or that attendance at baseball games is not a constant number."

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02/25/2017 at 16:59. Facebook
People shouldn’t read much into the debt numbers, and Trump shouldn't really be popping champagne.

What President Trump missed in misleading claim about national debt

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02/25/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Keep track of Trump's campaign promises. Check out the Trump-O-Meter.

Trump-O-Meter: Tracking Trump's Campaign Promises

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02/25/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
The claim is based on a comparison to the emissions of other countries, but food waste is an activity, not a place.

Food waste not 3rd biggest source of greenhouse gases

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02/25/2017 at 12:41. Facebook
Donald Trump spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at CPAC Friday, bashing the media, attacking Obamacare, and touting his campaign promises, especially on immigration. How'd he do on his facts? [ Bit.ly Link ]
PolitiFact
02/25/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
The story about killer whales eating Japanese whalers is anchored in fiction.

Tale of killer whales eating Japanese whalers is fake news

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