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FactChecking Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has announced she will run for president in the 2016 race. Here’s a look back at some of the claims from Clinton that we’ve fact-checked over the years.... Read more»1

FactCheck: More Keystone spin

With a showdown vote approaching on the Keystone XL pipeline, both sides continue to spin the facts about exports and safety.... Read more»

FactCheck

Biden resurrects bogus talking points

Factcheck: Vice President Joe Biden resurrected years-old, Democratic talking points on the Affordable Care Act and U.S. oil production during a recent speech in New Hampshire.... Read more»

Oil price plunge adds wrinkle to Mexican energy reform

Mexico is poised to open up its state-run energy monopoly to private investment. But as crude oil prices fall, will investors walk through that door? ... Read more»

SciCheck

Distorting climate change threats, solutions

Two potential Republican candidates for president distorted the facts about climate change and casually dismissed well-established threats and potential solutions.... Read more»

FactChecking competing Keystone claims

Two senators on opposite sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate are selectively spinning the facts to make their case. ... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Why are Republicans so obsessed with their Keystone pipe dream? For 35 jobs?

The 114th Congress is underway, and in a move that speaks volumes about the Republican leadership’s agenda, the first order of business is rubber-stamping the Keystone XL pipeline. The GOP is doing a big favor for Canadian oil interests by trampling the long-established process for making important environmental decisions. In return, Americans get sharply increased risks to our climate and water quality. ... Read more»3

Fracking banned in New York

After years of delays and debate, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo decides risks outweigh rewards. ... Read more»

Analysis

The pros and cons of imposing sanctions on Venezuela

Analysis: The U.S. president is expected to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials. But not before taking these not-so-small issues into account.... Read more»

Gov't data sharpens focus on crude-oil train routes

A ProPublica analysis of federal government data adds new details to what’s known about the routes taken by trains carrying crude oil. Local governments are often unaware of the potential dangers they face. ... Read more»

An unvarnished interview with oilman T. Boone Pickens

Crude oil prices are plunging, but T. Boone Pickens isn’t surprised. The billionaire oilman has seen plenty of spikes and dips during more than 60 years in the industry, including some he predicted.... Read more»

Largest-ever tribal settlement sees $554M to Navajo

The tribe's 2006 lawsuit originally sought $900 million for what it called the federal government's decades of mishandling royalties from oil, gas, coal, uranium and other mineral leases it held in trust for the tribe. The settlement was hailed as a "victory for tribal sovereignty." ... Read more»

Analysis

Switching from a gas tax to a mileage-based user fee

The insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund threatens federal transportation programs. Implementing a mileage fee would provide robust funding for decades to come. ... Read more»

Argentina: Enormous fracking potential and opposition to match

Argentina's president says 'drill baby, drill,' but fracking makes people afraid, and so do big American oil companies.... Read more»

Feds near approval of $554 million settlement of Navajo trust lawsuit

The federal government is nearing final approval of a $554 million settlement with the Navajo Nation of the tribe’s claim that the government mishandled royalties on tribal mineral resource contracts for decades.... Read more»

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