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Lauren Carroll

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Lauren Carroll is a PolitiFact staff writer based in Washington. Before PolitiFact, she held internships with the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg, Fla., and the News and Observer in Raleigh, N.C. She is a 2014 graduate of Duke University, where she majored in political science.

Email: lcarroll@politifact.com

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Hillary Clinton's top 10 campaign promises

We dug through Clinton’s hefty platform and identified 10 campaign promises that we think best define her bid for the presidency.

Fact-checking Donald Trump on the final night of the Republican convention

Fact-checking the fourth night of the Republican National Convention. 

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.

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

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

Fact-checking the second night of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Republicans branded the second night of their national convention with an economic theme of "Make America Work Again," but most of the night’s speakers used their platform to accuse Hillary Clinton of being dishonest about Benghazi, her emails and even her own name.  

PolitiFact Sheet: Hillary Clinton’s email controversy

PolitiFact has fact-checked claims about Hillary Clinton's email controversy since last year. Our PolitiFact Sheet will help you separate what’s real from what’s spin.

Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday in Cleveland with speakers focused on the theme "Make America Safe Again." 

Checking Patricia Smith's claims about Clinton and Benghazi

At the GOP convention, the mother of a Benghazi victim said Clinton lied about the attacks. We explore the facts.

Fact-checking the July 17 Sunday shows

GOP chairman Reince Priebus defended the platform of his party and presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump Sunday on the talk show circuit.

Fact-checking the July 10 Sunday shows

Politicians and pundits searched for answers Sunday following the police-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, and the deadly shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers.