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yesterday at 23:27. Facebook
Murders in the nation's capital are down from last year, and down from two decades ago.

White House says DC homicides rose 50%, but data's outdated

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yesterday at 23:04. Facebook
George Takei tweeted: "The White House removed its climate change web page. And the healthcare, civil rights and LGBT sections." Mostly True, but it's standard procedure between administrations.

Was climate change scrubbed from White House website?

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yesterday at 21:48. Facebook
White House press secretary Sean Spicer doubled down on his claim that Trump's inaugural drew the "largest crowd" ever by citing TV and CNN livestream numbers. Adding those in, he's still wrong.

Obama's inaugural drew 37.8 million on TV, Trump's 30.6 million

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yesterday at 21:19. Facebook
The Trump-O-Meter gets rolling with an update on his promise to repeal and replace #Obamacare. Pres. Trump's executive order raises more questions than it answers. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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yesterday at 19:30. Facebook
We did our first fact check of Sean Spicer since 2014 and it was a doozy: Pants on Fire about the inauguration crowd size. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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yesterday at 18:30. Facebook
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yesterday at 17:55. Facebook
Check out our annotation of Kellyanne Conway's back and forth with Chuck Todd about the White House's use of "alternative facts."

Conway's comments on 'alternative facts' annotated

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yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
We fact-checked President Trump's inaugural address: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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yesterday at 16:28. Facebook
We have the backstory on the Martin Luther King and Winston Churchill busts in the Oval Office.

In context: Churchill, MLK busts in Oval Office

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yesterday at 14:58. Facebook
At the Women's March in D.C., actress Ashley Judd read a poem that included the line, "Tell me, why are pads and tampons still taxed when Viagra and Rogaine are not?" We're happy to oblige.

Are pads and tampons taxed but Viagra and Rogaine not?

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yesterday at 12:30. Facebook
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yesterday at 02:09. Facebook
Wisconsin's Democratic leader in the state Assembly says Wisconsin’s middle class is the "most diminished" in the United States. But he's citing old data.

Does Wisconsin have nation's

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01/22/2017 at 21:22. Facebook
Pres. Trump says the press created a storyline about him attacking the intel community. We note, the press didn't suggest intel officials were behind Nazi like leaks.

Trump wrongly blames press for feud with intel community

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01/22/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
A bust of Winston Churchill, a fixture during the administration of George W. Bush but absent during Barack Obama's years, is back. MLK's bust? Despite some confusion, it's still there.

In context: Churchill, MLK busts in Oval Office

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01/22/2017 at 19:05. Facebook
Trump said, "Our Navy has shrunk from more than 500 ships in 1991 to 275 in 2016." Numbers are right, but needs context. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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01/22/2017 at 16:22. Facebook
Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it

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01/22/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
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01/22/2017 at 15:16. Facebook
PolitiFact California explains their Mostly True rating of Governor Jerry Brown's claim that California is "growing a hell of a lot faster than Texas."
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01/22/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
Do you know someone who's moved out of New York for another state? They're certainly not alone.

The New York exodus: Are more people moving out than in?

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01/22/2017 at 02:21. Facebook
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump had the "largest audience to witness an inauguration, period." That's not true by metro ridership, media tallies of crowd sizes or President Trump's own estimate.

Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics say no

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