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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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Fact Check: Is there any way to screen Syrian refugees?

Despite the extensive security screening that refugees must go through before entering the US, Republican politicians and candidates continue to spout the untruth that there is no way to screen Syrian refugees. 371 more words

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TRUMP CLAIM: We all remember the images of our sailors being forced to their knees by their Iranian captors at gunpoint. This was just prior to the signing of the Iran deal. 5,421 more words

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“Is this guy running for president or dictator?” Sanders said in his most pointed Tweet.

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I checked online reaction to Mr. Trump’s Republican convention accepting the nomination speech.

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Donald Trump Brings Back Debunked Claims In Speech, AP Fact Check Shows

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

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FACT CHECK.ORG - GOP Convention, Day 2 - By Lori Robertson Posted on July 20, 2016

The speakers went too far in their claims on guns, Benghazi, coal jobs, Keystone and more.

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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

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