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Unraveling Misinformation About Bipartisan Immigration Bill

Even before a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the text of a foreign aid and immigration overhaul bill on Feb. 4, it faced significant opposition from former President Donald Trump and other Republican leaders. We’ll explain what was in the legislation and the facts on two popular talking points.

Debunking Bogus Claim of ‘Bipartisan’ Support for Mayorkas Impeachment Hearings

Legislators often tout support for some piece of legislation as bipartisan, even if only a few members from the opposing party back it. But in an announcement about committee hearings to investigate the possible impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, one Republican is taking claims of bipartisanship to absurd new lengths.

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Biden administration opened the gates to allow illegal immigration? Republican posts misrepresent use of floodgates at Southern Border

To avoid damage from heavy rains, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have opened floodgates along Arizona’s border fencing during monsoon season since 2009. But social media users, including Sen. Ted Cruz, shared posts with the misleading claim that the Biden administration opened the gates “by design” to allow illegal immigration.

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Navigating the Web of Politics: The Importance of Fact-Checks

Explore the intricate web of politics with a focus on fact-checking. Delve into popular topics, including claims by Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and Hillary Clinton, as fact-checkers navigate the landscape of information, ensuring transparency and accuracy in the realm of political discourse.

Fact-Checks | Election Disinformation | Voter Fraud | Trump Lost

Fake News Alert: Trump’s Latest Election Fraud Spin

In his latest election fraud spin, former President Donald Trump falsely suggested that 3,600 criminally duplicated ballots were counted in Atlanta’s Fulton County in the 2020 presidential election. He is referring to news reported months ago about errors made during an auditnot during the official ballot count.

COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy Is Safe, Has Multiple Benefits

Daily Fact-Check: COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy Is Safe, Has Multiple Benefits

Being vaccinated against COVID-19 helps protect pregnant people from severe COVID-19. When given during pregnancy, the vaccines can also reduce the risk of hospitalization from COVID-19 early in a baby’s life. A new study adds to the evidence that vaccination during pregnancy is safe for babies, contrary to social media and online claims.

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Daily Fact-Check: No Change in George Floyd’s Cause of Death, Despite Viral False Claims

The police officer who kept his knee on George Floyd’s neck for about nine minutes in 2020 was convicted of murder, and the medical examiner determined that police efforts to subdue Floyd caused his death. Nothing about the autopsy’s findings have changed, but social media posts falsely claim new documents show Floyd died of a drug overdose or natural causes.

COVID-19 Vaccines Alter DNA Cause Cancer

Daily Fact-Check: Have COVID-19 Vaccines Been Shown to Alter DNA, Cause Cancer?

Small amounts of DNA from the manufacturing process may remain in the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Purification and quality control steps ensure any leftover DNA is present within regulatory limits. There isn’t reason to think that this residual DNA would alter a person’s DNA or cause cancer, contrary to claims made online.

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Daily Fact-Check: Did a subpoena of bank records prove that Joe Biden benefited from his family’s influence peddling scheme? Nope.

A subpoena of bank records of Biden family members has turned up a $200,000 payment in 2018 from James Biden to his brother Joe Biden, and Rep. James Comer is citing it as proof “that Joe Biden benefited from his family’s influence peddling scheme.” But bank records are consistent with White House claims that the payment was simply repayment of a loan.

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Unveiling the Truth: Your Daily Guide to Fact-Checking Current Events

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50 Days of Fallacy

Explore the World of Logical Fallacies: Uncover the 50 Most Common Errors in Reasoning in this Comprehensive Collection of Articles. Don’t be Fooled – Sharpen Your Critical Thinking Skills Today!

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Daily Fact-Check: Did CNN Reporters Get Caught Faking An Attack in Israel-Hamas War?

A CNN report on Oct. 9 showed a news crew in Israel taking shelter in a roadside ditch during a rocket attack. But social media posts used fabricated audio of the news coverage to falsely claim the reporters were “faking an attack.” The audio was altered by a conservative commentary organization that acknowledgedthe voice over isn’t real.”

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