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Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PolitiFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election and was one of the fact-checkers who launched PunditFact in 2013. Prior to that, he was executive editor at New Hampshire Public Radio and a Washington reporter for National Public Radio. He has twice won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for investigative reporting.

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Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

Fact-checking Donald Trump's health care speech

With the future of the Senate health care bill hanging by a thread, President Donald Trump pressed all Republican senators to fulfill their party’s seven-year promise to get rid of Obamacare.

4 questions on the fight over Obamacare and what happens next

The call to repeal and replace Obamacare has defined the Republican party through four elections. Now, the effort hangs by a thread, if indeed, there is any hope at all. Six experts from different backgrounds answer four questions about how we got here and what to watch for next.

PolitiFact Sheet: Understanding Ted Cruz’s health care amendment and pre-existing conditions

Senate Republicans added Sen. Ted Cruz's amendment to their health care bill. It would offer insurance companies a way to avoid most Obamacare rules, including the one that guarantees coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. Our fact sheet guides helps you understand what it all means.

Fact-checking President Donald Trump’s interview with Pat Robertson on 'The 700 Club'

Trump made a series of claims about the Affordable Care Act, the Paris climate agreement and the economy

Trump and Russia, Clinton and Ukraine: How do they compare?

Fox News host Sean Hannity said the press has ignored Ukrainian inteference on behalf of Hillary Clinton. We compare that episode to what's emerged in the investigation of Russia and the election.

Fact-checking the Senate GOP health care bill

The Senate's push for a quick vote on a health care bill drew a flurry of claims and fact-checks. We highlight the key ones.

Fact-checking 9 things Trump overstated, got wrong in his Cedar Rapids speech

His June 21, 2017, rally speech in Cedar Rapids ranged from health care to jobs to immigration to the Paris climate agreement.

The Senate health care bill: What’s in it and what to watch for in the CBO report

The long awaited Senate bill retains some core elements of Obamacare, but changes and revises key pieces to reduce payments to help the less well-off while cutting taxes on the more affluent.

Malaria and mosquitoes: A tough tag team to beat

Malaria is one tough disease to beat. It infects about 200 million people and despite enormous efforts and impressive gains, it still kills about 400,000 people each year.

Fact-checking President Trump’s attorney after Comey's testimony

After Comey’s under oath testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, Trump’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz, disputed several of Comey’s statements. But there was a lot of spin in Kasowitz’s comments.