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  • Washington Post
  • Hamilton Spectator
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Recent articles by Daniel:

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Fact-checking 4 Biden claims about the economy

President Joe Biden has spoken regularly about the economy in the past month -- trying at once to reassure Americans about inflation, draw attention to job growth and earn support for his signature infrastructure and social spending proposals. → Read More

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Fact check: Gas prices when Trump left office were much higher than he now claims

Former President Donald Trump has been attacking President Joe Biden over this year's increase in gas prices -- and greatly exaggerating the size of that increase. → Read More

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Fact check: Greg Abbott attack ad deceptively alters Beto O'Rourke's comments on policing

Democrat Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman who ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate in 2018 and the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, announced last week that he is running for Texas governor in 2022. → Read More

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Another voter fraud accusation blows up in Republicans' faces

The mysterious case of Rosemarie Hartle's vote in the last presidential election, three years after her death, was trumpeted in November 2020 by the Nevada Republican Party and various prominent conservatives. From then-President Donald Trump on down, Republicans used stories about phony votes cast under the names of dead people as key evidence for their claim that Joe Biden's victory was marred… → Read More

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Another voter fraud accusation blows up in Republicans' faces

The mysterious case of Rosemarie Hartle's vote in the last presidential election, three years after her death, was trumpeted in November 2020 by the Nevada Republican Party and various prominent conservatives. From then-President Donald Trump on down, Republicans used stories about phony votes cast under the names of dead people as key evidence for their claim that Joe Biden's victory was marred… → Read More

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Fact-checking false claims from Minority leader Kevin McCarthy's marathon House speech

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy gave the longest House floor speech in US history on Thursday night and Friday morning -- an 8-hour, 32-minute address that delayed the passage of a $1.9 trillion Democratic bill to expand the social safety net and fight the climate crisis. → Read More

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Fact check: Viral video purporting to show vaccinated woman's plane tantrum is fake

A video of a maskless woman having a tantrum on an airplane -- threatening to call the police because she is being forced to sit next to a man she presumes is unvaccinated -- has gone extraordinarily viral on social media. → Read More

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Fact check: Deceptive Republican attack ad uses images from Trump presidency to depict 'chaos' under Biden

A new national television ad from House Republicans' campaign arm deceptively uses images of events that occurred during former President Donald Trump's time in office to attack President Joe Biden's tenure. → Read More

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Biden makes two false claims about Virginia election history

Democrat Terry McAuliffe's hopes of returning as governor of Virginia were dashed Tuesday when Glenn Youngkin became the first Republican to win statewide office in the commonwealth since 2009. Youngkin's victory comes as President Joe Biden's approval ratings have sagged and Democrats have struggled to deliver a clear message. → Read More

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Fact-checking Biden's 'garbage' claim about media reports on possible payments to separated migrant families

President Joe Biden was asked by a Fox News reporter on Wednesday about a Wall Street Journal article last week that had reported "the Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separated during the Trump administration around $450,000 a person in compensation." → Read More

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Fact-checking Biden's CNN town hall in Baltimore

President Joe Biden participated Thursday in a CNN town hall in Baltimore, taking questions from anchor Anderson Cooper and local residents about his legislative agenda and a variety of other topics. → Read More

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Fact-checking Biden's CNN town hall in Baltimore

President Joe Biden participated Thursday in a CNN town hall in Baltimore, taking questions from anchor Anderson Cooper and local residents about his legislative agenda and a variety of other topics. → Read More

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Fact-checking Kari Lake, serial promoter of election lies and early frontrunner in GOP primary for Arizona governor

In September, Mike Lindell, the pillow businessman and promoter of wildly inaccurate conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, said Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake was the first and only candidate he had endorsed. → Read More

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Scalise's evasion on the election is no less toxic than Trump's explicit lying

At a rally in Iowa on Saturday night, former President Donald Trump told a laughable series of specific lies about the 2020 election he lost. He said, for example, that the state of Pennsylvania and the cities of Detroit and Philadelphia each recorded more votes cast than they have actual voters, though none of that is even close to true. → Read More

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Fact check: Biden makes misleading claim about job-creation estimate

In a speech in Michigan on Tuesday and again in a speech back in Washington on Friday, President Joe Biden touted the potential economic impact of his two major current legislative proposals: a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and a larger, still-being-negotiated Democratic reconciliation package that would expand the social safety net in various ways. → Read More

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'Incredibly dangerous': Trump is trying to get Big Lie promoters chosen to run the 2024 election

Former President Donald Trump is trying to get people who tried to overturn the 2020 election chosen to be in charge of the 2024 election. → Read More

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Republicans are laying the groundwork to lie that the California recall was stolen

Polls suggest California voters are poised to defeat an effort to recall the state's Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom. → Read More

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Fact-checking the misinformation about Oklahoma hospitals and ivermectin

A story went viral last week about Oklahoma hospitals and ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug some Americans are taking to treat Covid-19 even though it is not approved or proven for that purpose. → Read More

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Fact check: Biden spoke to Tree of Life rabbi, but his claim about visiting the synagogue is false

In public remarks on Thursday to Jewish leaders in advance of the High Holy Days, President Joe Biden spoke at length about the "scourge of anti-Semitism." → Read More

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Fact check: Sen. Joni Ernst falsely claims Biden has 'not once' expressed gratitude to troops who fought in the last 20 years

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, a veteran of the war in Iraq and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, falsely claimed on CNN on Wednesday that President Joe Biden has never expressed gratitude or empathy toward the American troops who have served overseas during the last two decades. → Read More