I usually stay away from politics on this blog, but America’s two major political parties have their conventions in July so it’s hard to resist. The Republicans are done and the Democrats are about to begin. 379 more words
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Trump’s RNC address: Fact or fiction? - By JOSH GERSTEIN, DANNY VINIK, KATY O'DONNELL, TIMOTHY NOAH and DOUG PALMER 07/21/16 10:26 PM EDT Updated 07/22/16 12:55 AM EDT
The GOP nominee rolled out a series of frightening statistics about the state of the nation. They ranged from accurate to incomplete to outright false. 2,034 more words
EDITOR’S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by public officials
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the U.S. 1,926 more words
The speakers went too far in their claims on guns, Benghazi, coal jobs, Keystone and more.
CLEVELAND — The theme of the second night of the Republican convention was “Make America Work Again,” but the false and misleading claims we flagged touched on topics beyond the economy and jobs: 437 more words