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GOP Leader: Canada Keeps US Wine Out Of Its Supermarkets — Really?1:16
June 14, 2018
By James Packard

GOP Leader: Canada Keeps US Wine Out Of Its Supermarkets — Really?

Rep. Kevin McCarthy said U.S. wine is being kept off Canada's supermarket shelves. That's only partly true.
California Has New Water Laws, And They've Been Wildly Misinterpreted0:53
June 13, 2018
By James Packard

California Has New Water Laws, And They've Been Wildly Misinterpreted

California wants water districts to budget water conservation. That doesn't mean showering and doing laundry on the same day will be illegal.
Clinton Says He Left Presidency $16M In Debt — That's Hard To Back Up1:11
June 7, 2018
By James Packard

Clinton Says He Left Presidency $16M In Debt — That's Hard To Back Up

The Clintons have talked before about being in debt when they left the White House, but this figure doesn't appear to be accurate.
No Philadelphia Eagles Players Knelt During The Anthem In 2017 Season0:57
June 7, 2018
By James Packard

No Philadelphia Eagles Players Knelt During The Anthem In 2017 Season

The president may not have said it outright, but many people made the assumption that Eagles players knelt for the anthem. They didn't.
Trump's Naval Academy Commencement Address Needs A Fact Check1:45
June 1, 2018
By James Packard

Trump's Naval Academy Commencement Address Needs A Fact Check

He said the military was getting a "big" pay raise for the first time in 10 years and that new ships were coming "soon". Neither is true.
Pelosi Said Congress Allotted $1.6B For School Safety — Not Quite1:22
May 31, 2018
By James Packard

Pelosi Said Congress Allotted $1.6B For School Safety — Not Quite

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi misspoke, according to her office, but that doesn't absolve her of misrepresenting what the money is for.
No, Obama Didn't Pay An FBI Informant $1 Million To Spy On Trump1:19
May 30, 2018
By James Packard

No, Obama Didn't Pay An FBI Informant $1 Million To Spy On Trump

The president's supporters have peddled a claim that quickly falls apart and isn't supported by the facts.
Trump Says Mueller's Investigation Has Cost Almost $20M — Has It?1:04
May 25, 2018
By James Packard

Trump Says Mueller's Investigation Has Cost Almost $20M — Has It?

The president says Robert Mueller's Russia investigation has run up a tab of nearly $20 million. But that's not quite accurate.
Lawmaker Says Climate Change Increases Antarctic Ice — Nope1:18
May 24, 2018
By James Packard

Lawmaker Says Climate Change Increases Antarctic Ice — Nope

Rep. Mo Brooks claims ice buildup on Antarctica means the continent is gaining ice. But Antarctica is losing lots more ice than it's gaining.
Don't Let This Alarming Statistic About Officer Assaults Mislead You1:08
May 17, 2018
By James Packard

Don't Let This Alarming Statistic About Officer Assaults Mislead You

President Donald Trump says an officer was assaulted every 10 minutes in 2016. That's true, but not a very helpful statistic. Here's why.
Does A Year In ICE Custody Truly Cost 4 Times A Year In Public School?1:19
May 17, 2018
By James Packard

Does A Year In ICE Custody Truly Cost 4 Times A Year In Public School?

Sen. Patty Murray says a year in ICE detention would run taxpayers four times what it costs to put a kid in school for a year. Close, but no cigar.
It Looks Like Amazon Skirted Federal Income Tax Last Year — Here's How1:18
May 11, 2018
By James Packard

It Looks Like Amazon Skirted Federal Income Tax Last Year — Here's How

Sen. Bernie Sanders says the company didn't pay any federal income tax in 2017, and it looks like he's right. So how did that happen?
The President Claimed The Iran Deal Expires In 7 Years. It Doesn't.0:51
May 11, 2018
By James Packard

The President Claimed The Iran Deal Expires In 7 Years. It Doesn't.

President Donald Trump claimed the Iran nuclear deal expires in seven years. That's not even close to the truth.
Did Florida's Governor Really Just Risk Making Most Beaches Private?0:50
May 6, 2018
By James Packard

Did Florida's Governor Really Just Risk Making Most Beaches Private?

A group claims Florida Gov. Rick Scott just signed a law that could make most beaches in the state private. It won't.
Trump Says Kanye Likes Him Because Unemployment Is Low. Is It?1:52
May 2, 2018
By James Packard

Trump Says Kanye Likes Him Because Unemployment Is Low. Is It?

President Donald Trump seems to think Kanye West likes him for his low unemployment numbers. But Trump doesn't get total credit for those.
Some Claim This Calif. Bill Would Ban Selling The Bible. It Wouldn't.1:03
May 2, 2018
By James Packard

Some Claim This Calif. Bill Would Ban Selling The Bible. It Wouldn't.

California is considering a law to protect people from any attempt to change their sexual orientation. Some groups think it will ban Bible sales.
Democrats Winning The House Isn't A Guarantee Taxes Will Go Up0:52
April 25, 2018
By James Packard

Democrats Winning The House Isn't A Guarantee Taxes Will Go Up

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi didn't vow to raise taxes if Democrats win the House in November, even if these articles say she did.
Trump Touted Syrian Safe Zones, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Happening0:52
April 25, 2018
By James Packard

Trump Touted Syrian Safe Zones, But It Doesn't Appear To Be Happening

Donald Trump talked during his campaign about keeping Syrian refugees out of the U.S. and setting up safe zones in Syria. That hasn't happened.
President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's Security Costs1:34
April 20, 2018
By James Packard

President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's Security Costs

President Donald Trump said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security costs are "somewhat" more expensive than his predecessors. They're a lot more.
A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage Gap ... And It's Wrong0:36
April 20, 2018
By James Packard

A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage Gap ... And It's Wrong

Sen. Tina Smith tweeted that women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing the same job. That's not true.
Rick Scott Is Running For Senate On Familiar Turf: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs0:57
April 13, 2018
By James Packard

Rick Scott Is Running For Senate On Familiar Turf: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Florida Gov. Rick Scott can't quite say he created all the jobs he wanted in Florida: He's short of his goal.
No, You Won't Soon Be Able To File Taxes On A Postcard As Trump Says0:53
April 13, 2018
By James Packard

No, You Won't Soon Be Able To File Taxes On A Postcard As Trump Says

The president says many people will be able to file taxes on a postcard in 2019. That's simply not true, and filing might get more complex for some.
The President Claims Amazon Costs The USPS A Fortune — Is That True?0:55
April 5, 2018
By James Packard

The President Claims Amazon Costs The USPS A Fortune — Is That True?

The president claims Amazon costs the USPS "A FORTUNE." That's not the case, but the Postal Service could be making more money from Amazon.
OK, What's The Truth About This Citizenship Census Question?1:07
April 5, 2018
By James Packard

OK, What's The Truth About This Citizenship Census Question?

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says the census has been asking about citizenship for years. But ... has it?
This Site Claims The President Ended Welfare For Immigrants. He Didn't0:47
April 3, 2018
By James Packard

This Site Claims The President Ended Welfare For Immigrants. He Didn't

President Donald Trump did not just end welfare for immigrants despite what this website says. In fact, there's already a law that sort of does that.
Trump Says The US Has A $500B Trade Deficit With China. It Doesn't.0:39
March 27, 2018
By James Packard

Trump Says The US Has A $500B Trade Deficit With China. It Doesn't.

President Donald Trump says the U.S. lost $500 billion in trade with China last year. That's off by billions.
Nixon Claims Cuomo Gave Massive Breaks To NY's Super Rich. He Didn't.0:59
March 27, 2018
By James Packard

Nixon Claims Cuomo Gave Massive Breaks To NY's Super Rich. He Didn't.

New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is hitting her primary opponent on his tax record. But is she right?
No, Student Activist Emma Gonzalez Didn't Really Tear The Constitution0:31
March 26, 2018
By James Packard

No, Student Activist Emma Gonzalez Didn't Really Tear The Constitution

The image showing Parkland, Florida, shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez tearing up the Constitution is fake. She never did that.
Democrats Disagree On What Bank Deregulation Bill Actually Does1:50
March 20, 2018
By James Packard

Democrats Disagree On What Bank Deregulation Bill Actually Does

The bill that would adjust some of the provisions in the 2010 banking law doesn't seem to mean the same thing to these two Democrats.
Shoes On The US Capitol Lawn Stood For Something, But Not This0:47
March 19, 2018
By James Packard

Shoes On The US Capitol Lawn Stood For Something, But Not This

This graphic claims more than 7,000 kids have been killed in U.S. schools since 2012. That number is way, way off.
Don't Be Fooled: This Recall Is A Year Old1:14
March 6, 2018
By James Packard

Don't Be Fooled: This Recall Is A Year Old

The site news24fresh.info appears to be trying to trick people into thinking this recall is new. It's not.
'The Post' Is Up For A Best Picture Oscar. But Is It Accurate?1:29
March 1, 2018
By James Packard

'The Post' Is Up For A Best Picture Oscar. But Is It Accurate?

Did "The Post" get it right about what happened when the Pentagon Papers were leaked?
Fact Check: This Graphic On Guns Isn't Really Accurate0:58
March 1, 2018
By James Packard

Fact Check: This Graphic On Guns Isn't Really Accurate

This graphic suggests you need a photo ID to vote in every state. That's not true.