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. Roy Moore .'

Half-True

In debate, Roy Moore claims DACA was a 'mere memo,' violated laws

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. Luther Strange .'

Half-True

Alabama ranks high in charitable giving, but not No. 1, as Luther Strange said

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. Luther Strange .'

False

Did Roy Moore fight for pay raises for 'politicians' during a court shutdown? No

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Trump's misleading claim on pre-existing protections in Graham-Cassidy

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. Mike Pence .'

False

Mike Pence erroneously credits Thomas Jefferson with small government quote

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. Bill Cassidy .'

Mostly False

Bill Cassidy offers misleading defense in face-off with Jimmy Kimmel

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. Bernie Sanders .'

Half-True

Comparing administrative costs for private insurance and Medicare

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Donald Trump

Half-True

How strong has job growth been on Donald Trump's watch?

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Donald Trump

Half-True

Are long gas lines forming in North Korea, as Donald Trump says?

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Donald Trump

Half-True

President Donald Trump's Half True claim that support for DACA is as high as '92 percent'

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The Washington Post

Sen. Cassidy’s misleading claim that preexisting-conditions ‘protection is absolutely the same’

Sen. Cassidy’s misleading claim that preexisting-conditions ‘protection is absolutely the same’

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President Trump’s claim that 10 refugees overseas cost as much as one in the U.S.

President Trump’s claim that 10 refugees overseas cost as much as one in the U.S.

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Is President Trump vindicated on his claim of ‘wires tapped’ by Obama?

Is President Trump vindicated on his claim of ‘wires tapped’ by Obama?

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Sen. Cassidy’s rebuttal to Jimmy Kimmel: ‘More people will have coverage’

Sen. Cassidy’s rebuttal to Jimmy Kimmel: ‘More people will have coverage’

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President Trump’s claim that ‘we’ve had bigger storms’ than Harvey and Irma

President Trump’s claim that ‘we’ve had bigger storms’ than Harvey and Irma

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Happy 10th birthday, Fact Checker!

Happy 10th birthday, Fact Checker!

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Medicare, private insurance and administrative costs: A Democratic talking point

Medicare, private insurance and administrative costs: A Democratic talking point

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Speaker Ryan’s fuzzy math on the nation’s ‘terrible tax system’

Speaker Ryan’s fuzzy math on the nation’s ‘terrible tax system’

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Did James Comey violate federal laws?

Did James Comey violate federal laws?

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As the death toll climbs in Sudan, officials shy away from the ‘cholera’ label

As the death toll climbs in Sudan, officials shy away from the ‘cholera’ label

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