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Caroline Houck

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Caroline Houck is an intern for PolitiFact's national staff.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Caroline Houck

"In New Hampshire, 93 percent of Democrats, 79 percent of Republicans, 82 percent of gun owners and 60 percent of NRA households support background checks."

"Since Newtown, more people have died at the end of a gun than we have lost in Afghanistan."

"The United States has never stood by and seen innocent people slaughtered to the extent that's happening in Syria."

Recent stories from Caroline Houck
Fact-checking guns: A year-end report

In 2013, the aftermath of events like the Newtown, Conn., school shooting and the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida put a national spotlight on the guns debate.

New fact-checking websites span the globe

Fact-checkers are now holding public officials accountable in Africa, South America, Australia and Europe.

Catching up with campaign promises on the Obameter

We check in on President Obama’s campaign promises about Guantanamo Bay, same-sex marriage, education and clean energy.

Catching up with campaign promises on the Obameter

We check in on President Obama’s campaign promises about Guantanamo Bay, same-sex marriage, education and clean energy.

Barack Obama on surveillance, then and now

With the recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance of phone and Internet traffic, some are wondering how much President Barack Obama has reversed course since he was a presidential candidate. So we took a look back.

Barack Obama on surveillance, then and now

With the recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance of phone and Internet traffic, some are wondering how much President Barack Obama has reversed course since he was a presidential candidate. So we took a look back.

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