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Does ICE Have Unlimited Authority To Make Courthouse Arrests?

How much legal authority does ICE have to make arrests at local courthouses? PolitiFact California explored that topic with  experts on immigration law following the recent ICE arrest of an undocumented man inside a local Sacramento courtroom.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally for Mike Braun in Evansville, Indiana

President Donald Trump presented a familiar array of falsehoods in his rally in Evansville, Ind., for Mike Braun, a Republican state senator and businessman running for U.S. Senate.

Previewing Arizona’s U.S. Senate primary

As Arizonans get ready to head to the polls for the Aug. 28 primary, here’s a recap of how the Republican primary race played out.

Updated: Fact checking Tammy Baldwin and Leah Vukmir, the U.S. Senate candidates

Also: Updated: Fact checking Scott Walker and Tony Evers, the candidates for governor.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally in Charleston, W.Va.

Just hours after courtroom setbacks for two once-close allies, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump held a rally in Charleston, W.Va., a state he won by 42 points in the 2016 election.

In Context: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar comparing national anthem to songs of slavery

Also: Fact checking Tony Evers and Leah Vukmir, the big winners in Wisconsin's primary elections.

Closer look at the big primary winners: Tony Evers and Leah Vukmir

The Democratic nominee for governor and the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate on the Truth-O-Meter.

Trump directed the Pentagon to create a Space Force. What would it look like?

The idea of a galactic military branch certainly has been a topic of much speculation, so we took a closer look. Experts told us the space force is probably not as exciting or likely to exist as the Trump team makes it sound.

QAnon and Donald Trump rallies: What's that about?

Here’s a closer look at the QAnon phenomenon making its way from online forums to Trump rallies.

High 5: Most-clicked fact checks include guns and patriotism, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

How much more wealth three people have compared to 160 million Americans also in the mix.

Separating fact from fiction on California’s Sanctuary State law

Does California really have a "policy of releasing dangerous criminal illegal aliens back into our communities," as Rep. Tom McClintock claimed? PolitiFact California examined this statement by the Republican congressman.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally in Tampa with Ron DeSantis

President Donald Trump flew to Tampa, Fla., to make his endorsement of GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis for Florida governor official. Trump's rally revisited the biggest of his highlights of his first year and a half in office, and was punctuated by exaggerations and falsehoods.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's talking points about the economy

President Donald Trump campaigned hard on a promise to kick the economy into high gear and with the latest economic numbers, he had something to crow about. The economy grew at an annualized rate of 4.1 percent between April and June. Trump said the country was seeing proof of the power of his tax- and regulation-cutting agenda. Let’s take a look at some of his assertions and see whether they hold up.

6 questions about the timing of the Mueller investigation

Americans of all political stripes are waiting to see what happens with the special counsel investigation headed by Robert Mueller. How might the midterm elections -- and the desire not to put a thumb on the political scales -- affect the timing of Mueller’s public moves?

In Context: Tammy Baldwin's CNN interview on immigration

Was it as bad as Kevin Nicholson says in his repeated criticisms?

A closer look at claims of treason after Trump's meeting with Russian President Putin

President Donald Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin drew sharp rebukes from critics. Some of them went so far as to call it "treason," or "treasonous." We took a closer look at what that high-voltage word actually means.

Did 'zero-tolerance' policy reduce illegal immigration?

The Donald Trump administration billed its "zero-tolerance" immigration policy as an escalated effort needed to address a "crisis" at the border, even though apprehensions were at their lowest point in decades.  In its release of June border data, the Department of Homeland Security credited the policy for a dip in migration numbers. But immigration experts said the success of one policy change is unclear with just a month’s worth of data.

Did Vladimir Putin know Donald Trump was in Moscow in 2013?

At a joint press conference with President Donald Trump, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said, "When President Trump was at Moscow back then (for the Miss Universe pageant), I didn't even know that he was in Moscow." Is that credible?

The Russia investigation and Donald Trump: a timeline from on-the-record sources (updated)

https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2017/oct/30/what-you-need-know-about-manafort-indictment-papad/This timeline documents everything we know thus far about the investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. The sources are either verified events, court filings, public statements, or on-the-record media reports.

Fact-checking President Trump’s NATO summit news conference in Brussels

President Donald Trump fielded questions about the United States’ strained relationship with NATO and other topics at the conclusion of the NATO summit in Brussels.