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Factchecking The Governor With PolitiFact California

June 19, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom makes a claim of raising the LGBTQ Pride flag “for first time” at California’s Capitol. Our PolitiFact team checks that, and Newsom’s campaign promise about universal preschool education.

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State Party Delegates Evaluate the Importance of Truth and Honesty in a Candidate

June 5, 2019

Do you remember “truthiness”? How do you know who’s telling the truth? Or when? Do truthfulness and honesty matter as Democrats choose a 2020 presidential candidate to take on President Donald Trump? The PolitiFact Team shares what it has learned.

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PolitiFact California Fact Checks Pelosi Viral Video And Harris Flip Flop

May 29, 2019

A doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has gone viral. Meanwhile, presidential hopeful California U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris flip flops on who should conduct investigations into police shootings.

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PolitiFact Investigates Regulations On Advertising For Cannabis Businesses, Claims About Voter Suppression And More

May 15, 2019

PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols discusses reporting about the regulations around advertising for adult-use cannabis businesses, plus recent claims by Rep. Eric Swalwell and Sen. Kamala Harris.

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PolitiFact: President Trump’s ‘Coup’ Claim Falls Flat

May 1, 2019

PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols introduces Rep. Eric Swalwell as a new face in the 2020 presidential campaign, plus editor Angie Holan debunks President Trump’s claim that the Mueller investigation amounts to a "coup."

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PolitiFact Evaluates Kamala Harris’ Tax Plan, Checks In On Gov. Newsom’s First 100 Days

April 17, 2019

PolitiFact California reporters compare Senator Kamala Harris’ proposed tax cut for low- and middle-income households to past tax breaks, and track Gov. Gavin Newsom’s progress on campaign promises.

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PolitiFact Checks Statements By Democrats On The 2020 Campaign Trail

April 3, 2019

PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols checks statements by Senator Kamala Harris and editor Angie Holan checks statements by former Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

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PolitiFact Keeps Score On Campaign Promises

January 23, 2019

PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols and editor Angie Holan check the progress of campaign promises made by President Trump and Gov. Newsom.

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PolitiFact Checks Statements By President Trump And Gov. Newsom

January 9, 2019

PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols and editor Angie Holan check statements by Gov. Gavin Newsom and President Donald Trump.

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PolitiFact: Lie of the Year and Top Ten Fact Checks

December 12, 2018

PolitiFact National Editor Angie Holan explains how fact checkers chose the 2018 Lie Of The Year and PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols shares the 10 most popular fact checks of the year.

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