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Molly O'Connor is a PolitiFact intern in Washington, D.C.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Molly O'Connor

"There were 36 states where Republicans who were in charge refused to implement a state (health insurance) exchange."

"More women are graduating from college now than men."

"If you're a Mexican, you get sent back. ... But if you're from a noncontiguous country like the Central American countries" then you can stay in the United States.

Says Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst "promises to shut down the Department of Education and abolish the EPA."

"I don't own a single stock or bond … I have no savings accounts."

"By 2006, the American people were overwhelmingly against the Iraq War."

Says 11 soccer players on the U.S. Men’s National Team are immigrants.

President Barack Obama "is the first president to keep a dog-trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense."

There have been 74 "school shootings in America since Sandy Hook."

"Obama Signs Bill Forgiving All Student Loan Debt."

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Facebook Mailbag: 'PolitiFact is no longer a reliable source'

PolitiFact readers weigh in on Hillary Clinton, immigration, poverty -- and pizza. 

Fact-checking Debbie Wasserman Schultz on health care court rulings

We fact-checked two claims by the Florida congresswoman related to court rulings about the Affordable Care Act.

Fact-checking DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claims on health care

Democratic National Committe Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a stop at a Las Vegas news station to discuss two new rulings on the Affordable Care Act. We took a look at some of her statements.

Fact-checking claims on immigration

The surge of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border, primarily coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, has the politicians and pundits talking. We're checking the facts.

Top 5 most popular fact-checks for June 2014

Our most popular fact-checks of June 2014 include statements about the Sgt. Bowe Berghdal swap, the number of school shootings and even a fact-check we published back in 2009.

Debunking the Obama 'firsts' chain email

A chain email claims to run down all of President Barack Obama's "firsts" in office -- and they're all negative. We fact-checked four specific claims from the dozens on the list. The ones we checked are all wrong.

Sorting out claims on gun statistics

We look at two different claims, one on gun homicide rates and another on school shootings.

Did Bergdahl serve the U.S. 'with honor and distinction'?

On ABC's This Week, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said that former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl "served the United States with honor and distinction," a remark that drew criticism from fellow soldiers who faulted the circumstances of his disappearance. Is Rice's accolade valid?

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