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"FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."

Says Vladimir Putin said, "President Obama and his fellow Democrats are either idiots or deliberately trying to destroy their own economy."

"Harry Reid was against (the nuclear option) before he was for it. Mitch McConnell was for it before he was against it. President Obama was against it before he was for it."

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

On changing the rules for filibusters on presidential nominees

Says a man opted out of Obamacare after the marketplace launched on Oct. 1, 2013, and was informed he owed a $4,000 fine.

Chemical weapons have been used "probably 20 times" since the Persian Gulf War.

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The year in social media claims, from True to Pants on Fire

Many claims went viral this year. Only a few of them were entirely accurate.

Would repealing Obamacare be easier than repealing Prohibition?

Amending the Constitution is usually toughter than passing laws. But when it comes to Obamacare, things get a bit more complicated.

Flip-flopping on the filibuster

Senate Democrats went forward with a "nuclear option" to defuse Republican opposition to President Barack Obama’s nominees. We found a lot of switching sides from where the debate was back in 2005, when the shoe was on the other foot.

Viral Facebook post says Obamacare fines to be seized from bank accounts

A Facebook post claims a man tried to "opt out" of Obamacare, was fined $4,037 through automatic bank deductions, and threatened with a home lien and driver's license suspension. The reality: the law doesn't allow for those penalties. Pants on Fire!

Syrian rebels include extremists, but how many?

Will U.S. aid in Syria's civil war benefit the nation's moderates, or factions of al-Qaida? Lawmakers' estimates aren't easy to confirm.


Has Russia vetoed even simple U.N. press releases about Syria?

That’s probably true. But independently confirming it is another matter.

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