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Lauren Carroll is a reporter with the national staff of PolitiFact.

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Fact-checking John Boehner's comments on 'Face the Nation'

The Republican House speaker made a rare Sunday show appearance.

Fact-checking John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'

The Republican House speaker made a rare Sunday show appearance.

The fact-checks behind 'The Daily Show's' 50 Fox news 'lies'

The Daily Show posted a Vine Wednesday titled, "50 Fox News lies in 6 seconds." PunditFact and PolitiFact have fact-checked almost all of the statements they cited. See them all here.

50 Fox News 'lies' in 6 seconds, from 'The Daily Show'

"The Daily Show" presented 50 Fox falsehoods in a six-second Vine. We've fact-checked almost every claim. See them all.

PunditFact: Why Obama won't label ISIS 'Islamic extremists'

President Barack Obama describes ISIS, or the Islamic State, as violent extremists and not Islamic. What's the difference, and why are so many people arguing about the terror group's label? PunditFact examines the issue.

Why Obama won't label ISIS 'Islamic' extremists

President Barack Obama describes ISIS, or the Islamic State, as violent extremists and not Islamic. What's the difference, and why are so many people arguing about the terror group's label?

PunditFact fact-checks the Feb. 8 Sunday shows

A pundit claimed that countries in Africa "have higher vaccination rates than here in the United States." Is that right?

Fact-checking the Feb. 8 news shows

A pundit claimed that countries in Africa "have higher vaccination rates than here in the United States." Is that right? Timeline of Brian Williams' statements on Iraqi helicopter attack

Timeline of Brian Williams' statements on Iraqi helicopter attack

NBC's top news anchor now says he was not in a Chinook helicopter that took RPG fire in the first days of the Iraq war. We compiled Williams' varying comments on the incident. Come meet us at the National Press Club Feb. 10

PunditFact fact-checks the Feb. 1 Sunday shows

Super Sunday brought talk about the spread of terrorists abroad and the spread of the measles back home.