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John Kruzel is a staff writer for PolitiFact. 

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What you need to know about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to scrap Obama-era Internet restrictions creates the potential for broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon to divide their networks into fast lanes and slow lanes, throttle rivals’ video-streaming speeds, block content and charge websites simply to reach their customers.

Notable misstatements about Donald Trump from 2017

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

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.

How to avoid a political food fight this Thanksgiving

Americans with hypertension should avoid pumpkin pie, red meat and salty snacks over Thanksgiving, doctors say. We here at PolitiFact would add another prescription to keep the blood pressure from spiking this holiday season: Should a political debate arise, sidestep the spin and stick to the facts.

House presses Jeff Sessions on Trump campaign's Russia ties, Clinton special counsel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers about whether he misled Congress by claiming he was unaware of new links revealed between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian contacts. 

What you need to know about newly revealed Trump campaign-Russia ties

A year ago this week, Donald Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks issued a bold declaration just days after Trump’s electoral win: "There was no communication between the campaign and any foreign entity during the campaign." This claim has proved demonstrably false.

Congress urges tech giants to fortify against foreign meddling before next election

How did the most powerful tech companies in America let Russia and other malicious actors co-opt their platforms to sow discord and undermine U.S. democracy in the run up to the 2016 presidential election? Congress wants to know.

What you need to know about Manafort indictment, Papadopoulos guilty plea

The special counsel’s investigation into possible ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia escalated dramatically with news that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate were indicted on a dozen felony counts, including money laundering.

What you need to know about Hillary Clinton, Russia, and uranium

Recently, a 2016 campaign attack involving former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her role in a uranium sale that involved Russia is back in the news. With new revelations, increased media attention, and reader requests, we decided to take another look.

Who plays more golf: Donald Trump or Barack Obama?

For years, President Donald Trump criticized his predecessor Barack Obama for playing golf while on the job. But since taking office, Trump has been a regular visitor at his own golf clubs in Florida and Virginia.