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Fact check: McCarthy says House GOP kept discretionary spending to 'zero'

In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, newly installed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said: "When the Republicans were in power the last time for eight years, do you know how much discretionary spending increased in those eight years? Zero."

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Fact check: Biden says take-home pay is going up

President Joe Biden on Jan. 12 said: "Workers' wages are higher now than they were seven months ago, adjusted for inflation." PolitiFact checks his claim.

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Fact check: Did 'every pro-life governor' win big in midterm elections?

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tweeted: "Every pro-life Governor up for election in November won -- by a large margin." PolitiFact checks his claim.

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Fact check: Did Tillis flip on same-sex marriage?

Abstract: U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., helped pass the Respect for Marriage Act to preserve same-sex marriage protections -- 10 years after leading a statewide push to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

Fact-checking GOP congressman on claim about FBI investigations into parents
Fact-checking GOP congressman on claim about FBI investigations into parents

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., on Jan. 8 accused federal officials of abusing their power, saying parents who attend school board meetings "to question the curriculum" are "flagged by the Department of Justice and the FBI." PolitiFact checks his claim.


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