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Is Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, eligible to be the U.S. president? Read more» 1

At a town hall meeting on Feb. 9  Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Flagstaff, claimed 'each illegal alien will get $24,000 in compensation. '

Factcheck: At a townhall meeting on Feb. 9 Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Flagstaff, claimed “each illegal alien will get $24,000 in compensation. " Will people living in the U.S. illegally receive “amnesty bonuses” because of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration? Read more» 1

Mitt Romney speaking at the 2013 CPAC in Washington D.C. on March 15, 2013.

Mitt Romney said that under President Obama “there are more people in poverty in America than ever before.” That’s true, but the poverty rate — which accounts for population changes — was higher under several former presidents than it is currently. Read more»

Q: Can members of Congress retire and receive their full pay after serving one term? A: No. Only senators are eligible for a pension after one term, but it won’t be their full salary. Read more»

Obama speaking about immigration Nov. 20.

President Obama exaggerated when talking about declines in illegal border crossings, and Republican Rick Santorum made a misleading claim about the foreign-born population in the United States. Read more»

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum said that the United States is “accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have.” Actually, the number of people being granted lawful permanent resident status has decreased consecutively for two fiscal years. Read more»

I’ve heard through the Internet grapevine that a provision of the “Obamacare” bill will enable the government to make forced home inspections. Is this true? Read more»

The Internal Revenue Service is not exactly an “independent agency,” as President Obama claimed during a May 13 press conference. In fact, it is a bureau of the Treasury Department, an executive agency within the federal government. Read more»

The Line: 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check. The Party: Democratic gun-control advocates. How solid is that figure? Read more»

United States Congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Rep. Michele Bachmann claims that “vulnerable women, vulnerable children, vulnerable senior citizens” will all “pay more” under the federal health care law and get “less” in return. Read more»

This Republican talking point aims to blame President Obama for more than $1 trillion in automatic, across-the-board cuts in domestic and defense spending that — without action by Congress — are scheduled to take effect on March 1. Read more»

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s latest onslaught of television ads continues to miseducate voters about the potential impact of the health care law. Read more»

A pro-Obama TV ad says that "big oil" pledged $200 million to help Mitt Romney, making him the industry's "$200 million man." But that's a pretty slippery claim. Read more» 1

CBS' Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama for '60 Minutes.'

President Barack Obama made a couple of questionable claims during a recent interview with Steve Kroft of CBS' "60 Minutes." Read more»

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