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Two of the most popular stories on the FactCheck website right now are in response to readers’ questions: "How many times was a president elected who did not win the popular vote?" and "Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College?? Read more»

Trump and Clinton debate Wednesday night.

In the final debate in Las Vegas, we found the deck was still stacked against the facts. Read more»

In a sometimes nasty second presidential debate, there were again several calls by the candidates for fact-checkers to referee competing statements, which we are happy to oblige. But even when Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton weren’t calling out each other on the facts, we found many of their uncontested claims to be misleading or false. Read more»

Vice presidential candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine got their one chance to debate Tuesday night, and it was a fact-checking bonanza. Read more»

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Phoenix Convention Center on Wednesday to unveil his 10-point immigration plan.

In Donald Trump’s anticipated speech on illegal immigration, he said “the facts aren’t known because the media won’t report on them.” But the Republican presidential nominee was wrong about the facts in several instances. Read more»

As he explains his plan on illegal immigration, Trump gets several facts wrong. Read more»

In a speech in Ohio on terrorism, Donald Trump repeated several fact-twisting and bogus claims he has made before. Read more»

Two days after Donald Trump gave a major speech on economics in Detroit, Hillary Clinton came to Michigan to offer a rebuttal. We found that Clinton stretched the facts on a few points. Read more»

Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in a speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Aug. 8. Read more»

The president and other top Democrats stretch the facts on budgets, energy and foreign policy. Read more»

In his speech, Trump described Clinton, the Democratic presumptive nominee, as “the most corrupt person ever to seek the presidency,” and laid out his case against her. But his rhetoric was not always supported by the facts. Read more»

A day after the mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida, Donald Trump made a series of false statements, misstatements and overstatements in TV interviews and a speech about the attack. Read more»

In his foreign policy speech, Donald Trump claimed that “now ISIS is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” He also repeated false and misleading claims on the NAFTA pact, Iraq War and the U.S. trade deficit. Read more»

Clinton and Sanders sparred over the minimum wage, campaign contributions, guns and more. Read more»

The candidates’ factual stumbles touched on ISIS, ethanol, climate change and more. Read more»

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