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FactCheck.org This non-partisan non-profit site exists to increase public understanding of and lessen the deception in U.S. politics, holding politicians accountable by monitoring the accuracy of their speeches, interviews, debates, and press releases.
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Landmark cases of the Supreme Court This site was developed to assist educators in teaching the landmark decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. You will learn about the cases you’ve heard mentioned in movies or on the news (e.g. Dred Scott, Plessy, Gideon, Roe).
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