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Fact-checking the 2nd night of the Democratic debate in Miami

The Democrats who want to challenge Donald Trump for the presidency took the stage for the second night first debate of the presidential primary of the 2020 election cycle.

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?

Live fact-checking day 2 of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate

PolitiFact is live fact-checking the first Democratic presidential debate. 

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami, night 1

The Democrats who want to challenge Donald Trump for the presidency took the stage for the first debate of the presidential primary of the 2020 election cycle.

Do you know your Democrats? A PolitiFact presidential quiz

Do you know your Democrats? Test your knowledge with this PolitiFact presidential quiz.

Live fact-checking the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate

PolitiFact is live fact-checking the first Democratic presidential debate. 

Read the redacted Mueller report

Attorney General Bill Barr released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report about Russian interference and the Trump campaign to Congress and the American people April 18, 2019. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s Grand Rapids rally after the Mueller probe

In his first rally since being cleared of criminally conspiring in Russia’s 2016 election interference, President Donald Trump in Grand Rapids, Mich., opined on everything from the end of the special counsel probe to immigration to health care.

PolitiFact partners with Noticias Telemundo to bring fact-checking in Spanish for 2020 election

PolitiFact reporters and editors will be made available to Telemundo for on-air interviews, and Noticias Telemundo will be able to send statements for PolitiFact to fact-check for Spanish-language audiences. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump's two-hour speech at CPAC

President Donald Trump spoke to an enthusiastic audience at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference in Washington over the weekend. During his 2-hour-plus speech, Trump revisited many of the points from his political rallies.