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New video: in a phony ad about Facebook backing Trump, Warren said most TV networks will refuse to air ads with a “lie.” But broadcasters can’t censor candidate ads, according to FCC.

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VIDEO RECAP: Fact-checking 12 Democratic candidates who sparred over health care, talked about reining in the excesses of capitalism and debated how to protect workers in an age of technological upheaval. #DemocraticDebate 

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NEW: Ilhan Omar's claim about the tax burden of the 1% needs context.

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@AndrewYangVFA  said the idea of universal basic income dates back to Thomas Paine, Martin Luther King, Jr. and 1971 legislation. His claim is Mostly True

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NEW: @elizabethfor @AndrewYangVFAma and argued which was the bigger jo #trade  th #automationeat  - or . Either way, the most important question for workers is what happens after? #DemDebate4 

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A Facebook meme suggested that Shepard Smith’s Fox News departure was related to Attorney General William Barr’s meeting with Rupert Murdoch. There’s no proof that’s true.

@JoeBiden  has said, "I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress." Among Senate Democrats, he was in the middle of the pack in terms of liberalism. #DemDebate4 

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LIVE FACT-CHECK: Clinton is right. Analysts say Trump’s plan would in disadvantage middle-class compared to wealthy…

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Trump said he was "totally against the war in Iraq." False.

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. claimed that she warned about the financial crisis before it happened. We found that her 2003 book, 2004-2006 blog posts and media interviews back her claim. We rate it True.

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White House Press Sec. : "That was the largest audience to witness an inauguration, period."

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Trump says the visa lottery "hands out green cards without any regard for skill, merit, or the safety of our people." But lottery entrants must meet educational and work experience requirements. #SOTU 

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