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Could Obamacare repeal cost California 200K jobs?

California Democratic State Senate Leader Kevin de León claimed repealing Obamacare could cost California 200,000 jobs. We found there’s some evidence to back this up, but too much uncertainty to rate it on our Truth-O-Meter.

What would the impact be if the Affordable Care Act is repealed?

Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. What path lawmakers decide to take will determine how much of an impact the repeal will have on the American public. But members of Congress have no shortage of analyses and projections about what the impact of a repeal would be -- and how much slack a replacement plan would have to pick up following a repeal.

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 fact checks of 2016

Our investigation into claims by President-elect Donald Trump, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all made PolitiFact California's Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2016.

The Top 10 most viewed Florida fact-checks of 2016

The presidential race and claims about guns revved up PolitiFact Florida’s Truth-O-Meter during the election year.

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2016

We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.

Donald Trump's claim about 'plane graveyards' led to our No. 6 hit of 2016

Donald Trump's claim in Texas about the U.S. salvaging fighter aircraft parts touched off our No. 6 most-clicked fact check from 2016.

The year in fact checking, 2016

True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.

Celia Israel claim about Trump's hats was 10th most-clicked fact check from 2016

Catch the No. 10 most-clicked PolitiFact Texas fact check from 2016.

2016 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results

Defending champion Donald Trump takes silver in the 2016 Lie of the Year Readers' Choice Poll. Who won first place? 

Checking Rick Perry claims about energy

Rick Perry has been fact-checked many times -- including on energy claims.

Donald Trump and the Truth-O-Meter

Ahead of his first Wisconsin visit as president-elect, a look at Trump fact checks since Election Day.

One year of fact-checking California, on-air and online

In our first year fact-checking the Golden State, PolitiFact California called out falsehoods and exaggerations by state and national leaders, candidates for office and multi-million dollar ballot measure campaigns during the state’s 2016 election.

Coming in 2017: Announcing the Coop-O-Meter!

The back-and-forth took long enough, but North Carolina finally has a winner in the governor's race. And that means we're about to start tracking his political promises. Get ready for the Coop-O-Meter.

Russia and its influence on the presidential election

One of the most pervasive narratives of the presidential race was that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to upend the election — in a way that helped President-elect Donald Trump.

High Five: Reince Priebus, Amy Schumer, Jill Stein among most clicked

'Electoral landslide,' public shaming and 'outlawed' voting machines drew notice.

What's known, not known on Hillary Clinton's emails?

If Donald Trump moves to prosecute Hillary Clinton, what's known/unknown on email security?   Also: Our file on Reince Priebus, Trump's pick for chief of staff  

PolitiFact's guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving

Be honest with yourself: Politics is on the table this holiday season, like it or not. The best advice we have is to try keeping the conversation rooted in reality. Here’s PolitiFact’s guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving.

Exploring the facts as California braces for Trump’s immigration policies

Donald Trump’s promises to make hard-line immigration reforms have raised numerous concerns and questions in California. PolitiFact California spoke with immigration experts to sort through the facts and answer some of the most pressing questions.

The electoral college vs. the popular vote: Could states do an end-run around the current system?

After Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote, some advocates have renewed efforts to change how we elect the president. We explore some of the legal issues.

Our file on Reince Priebus, Donald Trump's choice for chief

Sharp attacks on Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.