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10 times Hillary Clinton was asked about running for president

People have asked Clinton about her future plans as long as she's been on the national stage. But she’s always been tight-lipped, until she was actually running for office.    Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald

John Kasich on the Truth-O-Meter

After the Ohio governor lost to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, John Kasich suspended his 2016 presidential campaign. We look at his Truth-O-Meter scorecard and a few of our notable fact-checks.   Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald

Fact-checking Ted Cruz

After the Texas senator lost to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz suspended his 2016 presidential campaign. We look at his Truth-O-Meter scorecard and a few of our notable fact-checks.   Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald

Donald Trump's latest conspiracy theory targets Ted Cruz's father

Donald Trump has connected the father of Ted Cruz to the JFK assassination. Our fact-check reveals an absurd lack of evidence. 

Our top 5 fact-checks for April 2016

Our five most-popular fact-checks in April were all about the Democratic presidential candidates.

Fact-checking Ted Cruz on 'Meet the Press'

Sen. Ted Cruz is using this week’s pivotal Indiana primary to make a last stand of sorts against Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. New! We asked a Ukranian journalist to look into Paul Manafort's work for pro-Russian politicians there

So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pick

Seeking to stem the tide of momentum for frontrunner Donald Trump, Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential pick -- should he get the GOP nomination. We look at her Truth-O-Meter scorecard.

Trump, Clinton win big in Northeast primaries

Donald Trump won all five primaries Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton won four out of five.

Fact-checking the April 24 edition of Meet the Press

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham says the Obama administration will decide whether to release a report possibly linking Saudi Arabia to Sept. 11 by June, and Bernie Sanders says he isn't ready to hang up his campaign.

Earth Day 2016: 6 things to know about climate change

On this Earth Day, we look back on some of our recent fact-checks on climate change.

Donald Trump’s misleading complaints about election rigging

The Republican frontrunner and his campaign manager have made a series of false claims about primary contests being stacked against them.  

After New York, we look at the scorecards

The New York primary on Tuesday marked another milestone in the race for the Democratic and Republican nominations, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump winning by big margins. We check in on how the candidates are doing on our Truth-O-Meter. 

Who killed more terrorists, Obama or Bush? It depends

In an interview last week, President Barack Obama said, "There isn’t a president who’s taken more terrorists off the field than me."    • Fact-checking the New York Democratic debate

Fact-checking the April 17 edition of 'Meet the Press'

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory defends his state's House Bill 2, and actor George Clooney explains his big-ticket fundraiser for Hillary Clinton.   Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Brooklyn