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Fact-checking Trump’s falsehoods on Fox & Friends about Ukraine, impeachment and Mueller report

President Donald Trump repeated several falsehoods about Ukraine, Russia and the impeachment inquiry during an interview on Fox & Friends.

Live fact-checking the Atlanta Democratic presidential debate

PolitiFact reporters and editors are live fact-checking Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate. Follow along with our coverage below.

Contrary to Biden, Virginia legislative races don't predict presidential elections

Joe Biden put a national spin on Virginia's Nov. 5 elections for 140 General Assembly seats, saying, "As Virginia goes, so goes the nation." We examined whether Virginia's legislative races are a reliable predictor of presidential elections.  

No proof Biden or Kerry channeled U.S. aid for Ukraine to Burisma

Fox News host Steve Hilton made a series of unsubstantiated claims linking former Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State John Kerry to wrongdoing in Ukraine.

What you need to know about Medicare for All

Medicare for All would replace private insurance with public insurance. Its backers promise better coverage at a much lower cost for the great majority of people, but there are many skeptics.

Live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

We're live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate. Follow along with our Twitter feed below.

Timeline: The Trump impeachment inquiry

House Democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry to investigate President Donald Trump and whether he abused his presidential power. Trump is accused of pressuring Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential challenger in the 2020 election.

The inaccurate or unproven things Rudy Giuliani said about Ukraine on 'This Week'

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, showed up to a TV interview with documents that he said proved collusion between Ukraine and Democrats in the 2016 presidential election. He leveled a series of accusations about Ukraine, Joe and Hunter Biden, and the whistleblower at the center of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. We found they were unproven, inaccurate, or need context.

9 things Donald Trump got wrong today on Ukraine, a whistleblower and the media

We fact-checked multiple falsehoods by President Donald Trump during an Oct. 2 press conference in which he spoke about his phone call with the president of Ukraine.

Donald Trump's accusations about Hunter Biden and a payout from China: A closer look

President Donald Trump has spent months criticizing business activities by Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, who could face Trump in the 2020 presidential election. The first activities Trump and his allies spotlighted — the younger Biden’s ties to a Ukrainian energy company — have already led to a House impeachment inquiry against Trump. We  previously found no evidence that Joe Biden used his official activities to benefit his son. More recently, as pressure for impeachment has grown, Trump and his allies have been spotlighting another story involving Hunter Biden — his business dealings in China.

Rudy Giuliani's role in Ukraine's investigation of Joe Biden

The whistleblower complaint at the heart of Democrats’ efforts to impeach President Donald Trump alleges that Trump urged Ukraine to revive an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential challenger in the 2020 presidential election.  One name that figures prominently in the complaint: Rudy Giuliani. PolitiFact reviewed the complaint, news reports, and Giuliani’s public statements to piece together the lawyer’s role.

What the whistleblower law says about sharing complaints with Congress

Democrats have argued that the Trump administration is violating federal laws by blocking the release of a recent whistleblower complaint. We checked out what the law says about sharing whistleblower complaints with Congress.

Trump’s Ukraine call, a whistleblower and the Bidens: What we know, what we don’t

A look at the actions taken by President Donald Trump and the underlying allegations against Joe Biden and Hunter Biden.

Live fact-checking the Houston Democratic presidential debate

PolitiFact is live fact-checking the Houston Democratic presidential debate. Follow along below.

In context: Democrats’ TV ads from the month of August

As the third round of Democratic primary debates approaches, a handful of presidential hopefuls have taken their messages to the airwaves, running TV ads on cable networks and in bellwether states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. We give the TV ads Democrats aired in August some additional context.

Donald Trump’s shifts on gun background checks after mass shootings

A video by Joe Biden said that Trump broke promises on gun safety reform and focuses on his statements about gun background checks following mass shootings.

Were Tulsi Gabbard’s attacks on Kamala Harris’ record as a California prosecutor on target?

California Sen. Kamala Harris’ record as a prosecutor was attacked at the Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. PolitiFact California took a closer look at that record and the accuracy of the attacks.

The Democratic debate resurrected controversy over busing. But is it an issue today?

Perhaps the biggest moment of the recent Democratic debate in Miami came when California Sen. Kamala Harris attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on a controversial policy from decades ago: integrating segregated schools by busing.

Kamala Harris made forceful claims on civil rights and immigration. Did she get them right?

With passionate claims on the economy, civil rights and immigration, California Sen. Kamala Harris captured the attention of many Thursday during the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Miami. Did she get them right?

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.