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Factchecking partisan spin on Clinton’s emails

The State Dep't inspector general’s report on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system while secretary of state had members in both parties spinning the facts to score partisan points this election season.... Read more»

FactCheck: Partisan spin on Benghazi

The Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Benghazi committee each distorted the facts during TV appearances to discuss the committee’s work.... Read more»

FactCheck: More spin on Clinton emails

Hillary Clinton directly addressed questions in recent interviews about her exclusive use of a personal email account and server to conduct government business as secretary of state. But her answers only reveal part of the story.... Read more»

FactCheck

Cheney's tortured facts

The former vice president offers misleading spin in defending CIA interrogation tactics.... Read more»

FactCheck

Christie 'strains' the facts

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was wrong when he claimed in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference that no “pro-life Democrat” has ever been allowed to speak at a Democratic National Convention.... Read more»

The truth about America’s Mandela policy

As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, international leaders, including US President Barack Obama, gathered in Johannesburg to honor the legacy of the South African freedom fighter and reconciliation icon. Obama eulogized Mandela as “the last great liberator of the 20th century.” But Washington has not always praised South Africa’s first black president in this way.... Read more»

Think again

Are journalists any less gullible than they were 10 years ago?

Instead of being a government watchdog and fact checking all the assertions politicians feed them, journalists have become prone to the lapdog tendencies of repeating what those in power say without questioning whether it’s true.... Read more»

Colin Powell says he supports gay marriage

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said he supports gay marriage.... Read more»

Arizona graduation rate dropping as others jump ahead

Arizona's high school graduation rate not only lags much of the rest of the nation, but is actually falling as other states are seeing more students awarded diplomas, a new report says. "We understand very clearly that's one of the crises that TUSD is struggling with," said incoming superintendent John Pedicone.... Read more»

Opinion

35 years after the fall of Saigon, what have we learned?

The effort to make over others in America's image will seldom be accomplished by force, and usually ends in tears.... Read more»