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Faltering economy helps Democrats, but they can’t gloat

Campaigning under the stifling August sun, Joe Biden assailed President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, accusing him of squandering a strong economy and...

Trump continues to play fast and loose with ‘facts’

President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the facts about his proposal to freeze Obama-era fuel economy requirements at 2021 levels. In multiple tweets Wednesday, Trump blasted...

Fact Check finds more fiction from Trump

It was a week of exaggeration and outright fiction for President Donald Trump as he confronted the aftermath of two mass shootings in Texas...

Fact Check: More lies, distortions from Trump

President Donald Trump listened to Robert Mueller testify to Congress this past week, then misrepresented what the former special counsel said. Some partisans on...

Trump takes credit for economy. Most Americans don’t agree

The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth...

Plenty of blame to pass around for lots of lies

Straining for deals on trade and nukes in Asia, President Donald Trump hailed a meeting with North Korea’s leader that he falsely claimed President...

Dems go to to war with each other in first primary...

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in...

Fact Check: More lies from Trump

An eye toward his 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and overdrawn complaints...

Trump keeps lying about aid to Puerto Rico, etc.

President Donald Trump brought his enduring fiction about hurricane aid for Puerto Rico to a rally crowd in Florida on Wednesday. Pledging unstinting support for...

Hiring boost could help Trump’s re-election chances

The lowest unemployment rate in a half century. More than 260,000 new jobs. And higher hourly wages. “I’ll be running on the economy,” President Donald...