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Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur and founder of Venture for America New York. Yang received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. In 2017, he announced he is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

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Live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

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Did Andrew Yang break the law? We may never know

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang surprised viewers of the Houston debate when he vowed to give 10 families $1,000 a month, every month, for a year. Would that even be legal?

Live fact-checking the Houston Democratic presidential debate

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Andrew Yang’s universal basic income proposal, explained

Andrew Yang says the next president needs to do almost the opposite of Donald Trump, and "the opposite of Donald Trump is an Asian man who likes math." Yang, a 44-year-old entrepreneur running for the Democratic nomination, also has a big idea that has become the central element of his campaign: giving every American $1,000 a month.

Harris, Swalwell, Williamson: A quick look at the Californians on tonight’s debate stage

Three Californians — Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Eric Swalwell, and self-help author Marianne Williamson — will make their case to be the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at tonight's debate in Miami. PolitiFact California has this look at their biographies, top issues and recent fact checks on them.