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Calvin Woodward

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Cal:

FACT CHECK: Dems implore fact checkers to back them up

The last debate before a crucial stage of the primaries was an often unruly affair as the Democratic presidential contenders powered past the moderators in a scramble to take credit and occasionally dodge blame on a range of subjects. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Dems implore fact checkers to back them up

WASHINGTON (AP) — They flailed their arms, talked over each other and at one point called for backup, asking fact checkers to come to their rescue. The last debate before a crucial stage of... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump and the audacity of hype

An AP Fact Check examines a week packed with rhetoric to see how the words match reality → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump and the audacity of hype

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their boisterous presidential debate, several Democrats sold short the health care plans of rivals or glossed over aspects of their own record. In an audacious league of his... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Dems' debate flubs; Trump untruths at rally

Remaining Democratic presidential candidates debated one another in Las Vegas while President Trump rallied a crowed in Phoenix, Arizona. → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Dems' debate flubs; Trump untruths at rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Democratic presidential debate was a raucous one, ripe for exaggerations and distortions as Mike Bloomberg made his debut on the debate stage and rivals went after him... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's exaggerations on Roger Stone sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the Justice Department's handling of the legal case of his confidant, Roger Stone. He's suggesting rampant bias in the... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's wall claim is beyond 'redemption'

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, President Donald Trump told a rally that people who are in the United States illegally are paying for his Mexico border wall. It was the... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Dems and the state of disunion

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the world is witnessing a great American economic revival that he brought on by reversing course from the Obama years. Yet the economy is not so... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Dems skew health care, Iraq facts in debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders stretched beyond the facts on policy and sometimes on their own records Friday in their New Hampshire debate. Amy Klobuchar called out... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's exaggerated 'great American comeback'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "great American comeback” President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Bracing for Trump's 'relentless optimism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most jagged edges of President Donald Trump's day-to-day rhetoric may be sanded at the edges Tuesday night. No speech is more carefully prepared than the State of the Union.... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's case for acquittal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment defense appears to have cleared the bar as far as his fellow Republicans are concerned. But its adherence to the facts is another matter.... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Fact and fiction in Trump's impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying out their impeachment defense, President Donald Trump's lawyers perpetuated a baseless claim that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election as they argued that Trump had... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment defense and the facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers opened his Senate impeachment defense Saturday with the false assertion that Democrats tried to shut the president's team out of the... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment defense and the facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers opened his Senate impeachment defense Saturday with the false assertion that Democrats tried to shut the president's team out of the... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fusillade of misfires on fateful week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abroad, at home and in Twitter's ether, President Donald Trump unleashed a fusillade of statements over the past week as the Senate impeachment trial unfolded and the Davos... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump's legal defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense against impeachment charges, as laid out in his legal argument released Monday, has distortions at its core. Trump through his lawyers... → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

President Donald Trump has been sizing up a pair of recently achieved U.S. trade deals, one with China and the other with Canada and Mexico → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts data, Dems cut some corners

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rallying in swing-state Wisconsin, President Donald Trump used misleading economic data to claim he’s created a “blue collar boom" while Democrats vying to replace him cut some... → Read More