Stefanie Pousoulides

Stefanie Pousoulides is a student at Duke University and a PolitiFact staff writer. She is also the news editor of The Duke Chronicle and former university news editor and student government beat.

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Fact-checking a mixed bag of accusations on Trump and 9/11

A Facebook post rattles off eight accusations against President Donald Trump and his comments around the 9/11 attacks.

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Detroit, night two

The second crew of Democrats included Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who had sparred in the first debate in Miami over school integration. 

Viral photo is of a doll, not a 12-week fetus

A photo showing an adult hand cupping what is described as a fetus at 12 weeks has been viral on Facebook for years.

In Context: Ilhan Omar’s “our country should be more fearful of white men” comment

A resurfaced video of Ilhan Omar’s comments that "our country should be more fearful of white men" was edited and does not reflect her full comments

Fact-check: How House members exaggerated facts in questioning Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller appeared publicly to repeat findings from his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s reaction to the investigation.

Fact-checking Trump’s misleading attacks on Omar, Ocasio-Cortez in North Carolina

In a North Carolina rally, President Donald Trump misled about statements by Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The facts behind the detention of immigrants

More children and families arriving at the southwest border is leading to overcrowding at border processing facilities and prompting Democratic lawmakers to scrutinize how the Trump administration is handling the surge. ​ A delegation of Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., went down to the border to visit facilities where apprehended migrants are processed. They said conditions were condemnable.

The facts behind Kirsten Gillibrand’s comments on Al Franken and sexual misconduct

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was asked during a Fox News town hall about the resignation of former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.

Do you know your Democrats? A PolitiFact presidential quiz

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

Who is Steve Bullock? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate

With an approval rating of 66%, Bullock was ranked the most popular Democratic governor in 2016. When it came time for the 2016 election, he and only one other Democrat in Montana won statewide offices – when Trump won by more than 20 points.