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Recent stories from Steve ContornoFact-checking the Ferguson shooting
The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.Fact-checking Ferguson
The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb is raising questions about the makeup of the police department and its response to the Aug. 9 shooting.
PunditFact looked at two claims related to the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.Did Ferguson police officer fail to call in shooting?
That's the claim by actor Jesse Williams. We reviewed the evidence and found a murky picture.Fact-checking Obama's rules on carbon and coal plants
The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules to curb carbon emissions have spurred concerns ranging from economic impact to the closing of coal plants. We took a look at some of the claims surrounding the EPA's regulations.Fact-checking women's issues in the Kentucky Senate race
The Violence Against Women Act is at the center of the Kentucky Senate race between Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. We took a look at two dueling ads in the race on the issue.Our top 5 fact-checking reports for July 2014
Readers liked fact-checks about vacations, dictatorship, contraception, executive action and the Founding Fathers.PolitiFact and PunditFact fact-check the debate over immigration
Politicians and talking heads have been scrambling to provide context for the surge of children from Central America -- and to assign blame.Fact-checking Debbie Wasserman Schultz on health care court rulings
We fact-checked two claims by the Florida congresswoman related to court rulings about the Affordable Care Act.Fact-checking DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claims on health care
Democratic National Committe Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a stop at a Las Vegas news station to discuss two new rulings on the Affordable Care Act. We took a look at some of her statements.
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