Rachel Maddow's file:
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Rachel Maddow is the host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”. She formerly hosted a radio program of the same name on the defunct Air America network.

Recent statements involving Rachel Maddow

In February, John McCain "suggested" the Bergdahl-Taliban swap that he now calls "outrageous and dangerous."

"The Pentagon made up" the since-debunked heroics of POW Jessica Lynch as she tried to avoid capture in Iraq.  

"Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed a new law which makes you pay a special fee. It will essentially fine people for the crime of using solar power."

"When the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport needed to stop its earthquake spike a few years ago, they temporarily shut down the wells that were injecting fracking fluid into the ground ... (and) those earthquakes stopped."

The Foundation for Government Accountability, which supported a Florida law requiring drug testing of welfare recipients, is a "Koch brothers affiliated group."

Recent stories featuring Rachel Maddow

Giving thanks for True statements:

As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.

Letter from a Rachel Maddow fan:

The MSNBC talk show host is unhappy with our Mostly False rating on a claim by the National Right to Life Committee. Here's a letter that a Maddow fan sent to her show about the rating.

Fifty fact checks of Rick Perry for president:

Claims by or about Rick Perry as he stumped for president gave the Truth-O-Meter a vigorous workout.

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Rick Perry said everyone gets a tax cut under his plan:

"No matter where you are in the stratosphere, you're going to be getting a tax cut," said Republican presidential contender and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaking of his flat-tax plan.

Has Social Security stabilized poverty among the elderly?:

Rachel Maddow touts Social Security's track record in keeping senior citizens out of poverty. We found her applause is mostly deserved.

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