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What did Hillary Clinton tell the families of people who lost their lives in Benghazi?

Marco Rubio says repeatedly that Clinton "lied" to the Benghazi families. But a review of the evidence shows a case of conflicting recollections.   Launching PolitiFact Global News Service: Read about a new feature on our website will focus on claims about global health and development in partnership with Africa Check.

PolitiFact's guide to Republican-on-Republican attacks

The Iowa caucuses are over the GOP race and the rivalries will likely intensify. But which attacks are based in fact and which are baseless accusations? 

Top 5 for PolitiFact Florida in January 2016

The GOP presidential primary and the Democrats’ debate schedule fueled the Truth-O-Meter.  

Mano a mano, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio lead the last pre-caucus tangle in Iowa

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz--tangling again over immigration and, perhaps, who's politically pure--ran first and second in speaking time during the last Republican presidential debate a few days  before Iowa's crucial caucuses. (Donald Trump, who declined to attend, spoke elsewhere).   PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., is piling up debate fact checks here--starting with a MOSTLY FALSE for Cruz's claim Barack Obama has "degraded" the U.S. military and a MOSTLY FALSE for Cruz's statement he hasn't insulted Trump personally.   What did you hear that merits a check?  

Republican presidential candidates, their latest muffs and misstatements

Never mind Ted Cruz’s factually flawed ad about New Yorker Donald Trump. Tonight Cruz likely takes center stage thanks to Trump saying he’s not going to join the Republican presidential debate put on by Fox News.   See PolitiFact’s debate coverage plans here. Meantime, we scanned PolitiFact states to see what candidates have lately misrepresented or gotten right.

Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.

Checking in on Jebio in January 2016

PolitiFact fact-checks Florida's Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on the presidential campaign trail  

Tonight: Obama's town hall on guns

President Barack Obama will discuss his new executive actions on gun regulations at a CNN town hall Thursday. We'll be watching.   • From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president?   • 5 things to know about the immigration fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz   • New video or not, Clinton claim about ISIS using Trump in video is still False

5 things to know about the fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz on immigration

The senators from Florida and Texas have waged a war of words over immigration. We take a look at their key votes and statements starting with the 2013 Gang of 8 bill.  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 10 fact-checks for 2015

Our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ben Carson were the most popular among our readers  

What is the citizenship status of terrorist suspects in the United States?

During a GOP debate, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul raised the topic of the immigration status of those who committed terrorist attacks in the United States. Evidence shows that many attackers were American-born or came here legally.   •  Comparing the GOP candidates' ISIS strategies with Obama's • Our 2015 Lie of the Year coverage

Ted Cruz tangles with Marco Rubio in Las Vegas presidential debate

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio put energy into making claims about Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's record during the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas aired by CNN--and Cruz fired back.   At issue: Cruz's established positions on how to address immigrants living in the country without legal permission and his votes on defense spending and national security measures. Cruz, in turn, brought up Rubio's past advocacy of a bipartisan immigration plan and what the Texan characterized as Rubio's alignment with Democrats on foreign affairs.   We'll be reviewing all that was said to see what might merit a fact check.   During the debate, PolitiFact in Washington, D.C. had this blog on what the candidates were getting right or wrong. To see news coverage of the debate, go to the Austin American-Statesman's website.   And let us know what you noticed?  

PolitiFact Sheet: Defense spending under Obama and Congress

Our PolitiFact Sheet answers five questions about military spending and cuts over the last seven years. 

PolitiFact Sheet: Military spending under Obama and Congress

Our PolitiFact Sheet answers five questions about military spending and cuts over the last seven years.    • Vote now for the 'Lie of the Year' Readers' Choice award

Readying for final GOP debate of 2015

The top nine candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination take to the stage Tuesday for the last debate of 2015. Before the contest airs at 8:30 p.m. on CNN, catch up here with the most recent-fact checks on candidate claims.

Presidential campaign, election issues dominate November High Five

The GOP presidential debate helped drive interest in November.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 stories for November

Statements by GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio dominated our fact-checks in November.  

Top fact-checks from the GOP debate in Milwaukee

We fact-check the candidates on claims about immigration, the minimum wage, income inequality, the Bible and the tax code. 

Fact checking the Milwaukee GOP debate

Let's see how the candidates did in repeating claims that have been previously rated on the Truth-O-Meter.

Ahead of the Milwaukee debate, a look at the candidates on the Truth-O-Meter

Ten of the latest fact checks -- two each on the five Republican White House hopefuls who are leading in the polls.