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Republican from Louisiana

Republican Lenar Whitney is a Louisiana state representative running for U.S. Congress in 2014 in District 6, an open seat that represents parts of Baton Rouge.

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Climate change: the Readers' Choice winner

"Global warming is a hoax" was the falsehood that won our Readers' Choice poll for Lie of the Year. Here's a look back at that fact-check, as well as other 2014  fact-checks on  the Keystone XL pipeline, proposed carbon-cutting regulations on power plants, and the polar vortex. 


Top 5 fact-checks and reports for August

Some of our readers' favorite topics in August were presidential vacations, minimum-wage summer jobs, and even President Barack Obama’s summer attire.