FactChecking Biden’s Press Conference

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In a nearly two-hour press conference, President Joe Biden stretched the facts and left out important context on vaccinations, funding for lead pipe removal, child poverty and more. Biden exaggerated his administration’s progress against COVID-19, saying that the U.S. is “adding about 9 million more vaccinations each week.” That number […]

Biden’s Numbers

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Summary A year ago, Joseph R. Biden took office as the 46th president of the United States — inheriting an economy weakened by the COVID-19 pandemic, but with effective vaccines to finally deal with it. To mark Biden’s first year in office, we take stock of how the U.S. has performed under […]

Q&A on At-Home Rapid Tests

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The demand for at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests — sparked by the fast-spreading omicron variant in December — has continued in 2022. With that demand have come questions about the tests’ efficacy, how to use them and where to get them. We answer those queries and more. We focus on the […]

Fauci’s Financial Disclosure Forms Are Publicly Available

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In a hot-mic moment, Dr. Anthony Fauci called Sen. Roger Marshall a “moron” after the Kansas Republican asked Fauci to publicly release “a financial disclosure form.” Marshall appeared unaware that federal law already requires Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, to submit an annual financial […]

FactChecking the Justices’ COVID-19 Claims

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 7 in two challenges to the Biden administration’s attempts to expand the use of vaccinations. Here we present the facts on some of the COVID-19 claims made by the justices. Children Hospitalized with COVID In the first of two cases, the justices […]

Jim Jordan’s Beef with Jan. 6 Committee

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In a recent interview on Fox News, Rep. Jim Jordan rattled off several grievances he has with Democrats — including with the Democratic-controlled committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. During his Jan. 3 appearance on “The Ingraham Angle,” Jordan said, “The Jan. 6 committee has […]