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The "9-0 decision last week was the 13th time the Supreme Court voted 9-0 that the president had exceeded his constitutional authority."
Recent stories from Steve ContornoFact-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.Did Hillary Clinton ask to be 'relieved' from representing an accused rapist in 1970s?
In audio recordings from the 1980s, Hillary Clinton said she took on a 1975 rape case as a "favor." Does that contradict her latest comments on the case that she "asked to be relieved of that responsibility"? We reviewed the history in search of an answer.Top 5 most popular fact-checks for June 2014
Our most popular fact-checks of June 2014 include statements about the Sgt. Bowe Berghdal swap, the number of school shootings and even a fact-check we published back in 2009.Getting the facts straight about the Founding Fathers
Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.Could Supreme Court contraceptive ruling affect coverage of vaccines and blood transfusions?
In Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court said closely held corporations did not have to provide four types of contraceptives to employees. Could blood transfusions and immunizations see a similar fate? We review the evidence.Fact-checking claims from the Hobby Lobby case
The Supreme Court's close ruling about Hobby Lobby and contraception has generated debate, so we're looking at a few factual claims surrounding the case.PunditFact fact-checks the June 29 news shows
Bill Clinton still wanted to talk about his family's wealth, while Republicans accused President Barack Obama of executive branch overreach.Fact-checking the June 29 news shows
Bill Clinton still wanted to talk about his family's wealth, while Republicans accused President Barack Obama of executive branch overreach.Back to the future: Fact-checking claims about Iraq
It feels a little like 2003 lately, with Iraq in crisis and former Vice President Dick Cheney arguing for a muscular intervention to thwart the rise of violent anti-American extremists.
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