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20 fact-checks from the Republican debate in Cleveland

In the week since the GOP debate, we’ve compiled 20 fact-checks of things said at the debate. (Plus two bonus fact-checks of post-debate analysis from Donald Trump.)

17 candidates, 2 debates, 1 Donald Trump and plenty to fact-check

Seventeen candidates, five moderators, two debates, one Donald Trump. All of it kept the fact-checkers busy Thursday.

17 candidates, 2 debates, 1 Donald Trump and plenty to fact-check

Seventeen candidates, five moderators, two debates, one Donald Trump. All of it kept the fact-checkers busy Thursday.

Fact-checking John Kasich

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest Republican to throw his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential race. Here, we take a look at some of the claims by Kasich that we've checked over the years.

Fact-checking Jade Helm 15

Jade Helm is one of the largest military training exercises on U.S. soil. It's also the subject of many conspiracy theories.

What is Jade Helm 15?

Jade Helm is one of the largest military training exercises on U.S. soil. It's also the subject of many conspiracy theories.   • PunditFact: When did Hillary Clinton wipe her email server clean?  • PolitiFact Wisconsin: Scott Walker on the Truth-O-Meter  

Is health insurance through work $1,800 less because of the Affordable Care Act?

We dig into the evidence behind this statement from President Barack Obama: "If your family gets insurance through your job -- so you're not using the Affordable Care Act -- you're still paying about $1,800 less per year on average than you would be if we hadn't done anything."    • Ted Cruz critiques PolitiFact, gets things wrong  • Chris Christie on the Truth-O-Meter • Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

Back to the 1990s: Fact-checking Whitewater

Bill Clinton recently said Hillary Clinton was cleared in the Whitewater investigations during his presidency, and the same thing would happen with more recent controversies. We looked back to see if he was portraying the history of Whitewater accurately.   • Bobby Jindal on the Truth-O-Meter • Deflategate and the limits of science • Fact-checking the South Carolina Confederate battle flag controversy