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How Trump plans to build, and pay for, a wall along U.S.-Mexico border

Trump's proposal to build a border wall

Compare the candidates: Clinton vs. Trump on the economy

On the economy, Hillary Clinton offers a lot of detail about what she would do as president. Donald Trump offers less, but hits a few issues hard. Here's a rundown of what each candidate says they would do if they win the White House.

Who were the victims of illegal immigrants Trump named at the RNC?

Republican nominee Donald Trump named several people allegedly killed by illegal immigrants. We took a closer look at the examples he mentioned. 

7 misleading statements Donald Trump may repeat in his convention speech

Trump will likely repeat attacks on Hillary Clinton and his own statements about immigration, refugees, security and the Middle East.

Did Ted Cruz pledge to back the Republican nominee?

In his speech at the Republican convention, Ted Cruz didn’t endorse Donald Trump. We look back at his statements about the party’s loyalty pledge

The third night of the 2016 Republican National Convention, fact-checked

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

Trump VP Mike Pence headlines day three of the Republican National Convention

Mike Pence, Indiana Gov. and Donald Trump's running mate, is slated to headline day three of the Republican National Convention. 

Compare the candidates: Clinton vs. Trump on immigration

We compare the candidates' positions on immigration. 

Donald Trump's top 10 campaign promises

We'll be tracking the next president's campaign promises. Here are the major promises we've identified from Donald Trump. 

Fact-checking Mike Pence, Donald Trump's VP pick

Donald Trump is expected to announce his vice-presidential nominee July 15, and many suspect Indiana Governor Mike Pence will get the nod. 

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump

In Context: House Speaker Paul Ryan said remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about Donald Trump show she is biased. Here's a look at the remarks, which led Trump to say "her mind is shot."

Was there a double standard on the investigations of David Petraeus and Hillary Clinton?

Clinton's emails, Petraeus's black books, and one of Trump's favorite analogies

George Will dropped Republican voter registration--like 5,000 fellow Maryland voters

George Will indeed shifted his voter registration from Republican to unaffiliated in June, we confirmed, like about 5,000 other Maryland residents.   The from-the-right commentator, clarion clear about opposing Donald Trump for president, declared his GOP abandonment in a June speech. We sought factual backup.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in June 2016

Coverage of the Orlando massacre led our most-popular fact-checks in June.  

17 times Donald Trump said one thing and then denied it

Donald Trump says he never, among other things, called women "fat pigs", promised to pay the legal fees of fans who punch protestors, referred to some Republicans as "losers", mocked a disabled reporter and said he had "the world's greatest memory." Except he did.

Donald Trump’s ‘Star of David’ tweet: a recap

For a story that broke over Fourth of July weekend, the controversy over an allegedly anti-Semitic image tweeted by Donald Trump attracted quite a lot of attention. In case you weren’t plugged in over the holiday weekend, here’s what you missed.

Donald Trump cites Ronald Reagan as a protectionist hero. Was he?

In his speech in southwestern Pennsylvania attacking the United States' long record of free-trade agreements, Donald Trump invoked Ronald Reagan as an example of a president willing to impose tariffs to protect American industries. Reagan did -- but he also had a substantial free-trade record. We take a closer look.

Donald Trump has floated big tariffs. What could the impact be?

Donald Trump has floated double-digit tariffs for goods from such countries as China and Mexico. That's quietly worrying a lot of economists, who fear widespread economic repercussions.

The 10 biggest falsehoods from the year of Trump

One year ago today, Donald Trump descended a gilded escalator into a historic presidential campaign. He continues to make inaccurate statements, and we have spent the past year trying to keep up.  

In Context: Did Donald Trump suggest Barack Obama has terrorist sympathies?

Donald Trump revoked the Washington Post’s press credentials after the newspaper ran an online article titled, "Donald Trump suggests President Obama was involved with Orlando shooting." Trump's comments, in context.