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A look back at Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2016

A look back at Lie of the Year, from 2009 to 2016.

2017 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results

We present the 2017 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results.

The Trump team’s falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.

Notable misstatements about Donald Trump from 2017

Here are five notable misstatements about President Donald Trump from 2017.

2017 Lie of the Year: Russian election interference is a 'made-up story'

President Trump continually asserts that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is fake news, a hoax or a made-up story, even though there is widespread, bipartisan evidence to the contrary.

Fake news in the Alabama Senate race surges before Election Day

With Republican Roy Moore's reported history with underage girls looming large, Alabama voters have been getting more than their share of bad information.

Donald Trump rallies for Roy Moore, repeats falsehoods in Pensacola speech

Trump repeated some of his most prolific falsehoods since beating Democrat Hillary Clinton on Election Day and continued to attack the "fake news" media.

Do Jefferson, Lincoln prove Donald Trump can tell Justice Department what to do?

President Donald Trump kicked up a dust storm of punditry with a tweet that he "had to fire" former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI." Was this a key development in the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller?

In Context: Orrin Hatch's comments about CHIP, people who 'won’t lift a finger' to help themselves

Joe Scarborough seized on a statement by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that the MSNBC host found "cold and callous" during the final push to pass a tax bill. Scarborough accused Hatch of linking Children’s Health Insurance Program recipients to people who "won’t lift a finger" to help themselves.

From Arctic tundra to church, here's what else GOP tax bills might change

As negotiators from the House and Senate prepare to hash out the final bill to send to President Donald Trump, we decided to unpack a few of the notable non-tax provisions tucked into each bill.

Flynn’s guilty plea confirms he talked Russian sanctions, misled FBI

Flynn’s guilty plea marks an escalation of the special counsel’s probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia, and also corroborates anonymously-sourced media reports about Flynn’s contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

The facts behind Elizabeth Warren, her claimed Native American ties and Trump's 'Pocahontas' insult

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has taken a lot of grief for claiming Native American roots without hard proof. President Donald Trump has mockingly called her "Pocahontas." We take a close look at exactly what she said and who she told.

Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos from far-right Britain First

The veracity of the videos is dubious, and their objective as well as President Donald Trump’s retweets ignited wide condemnation.

The House and Senate tax bills, explained

A look at how the House and Senate tax bills are similar and different -- and how they could affect poorer and richer Americans.

Donald Trump claims Doug Jones is 'weak on the border.' Here's what we found

Doug Jones opposes Trump’s border wall, but there's no indication that he is against other border security measures.