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Manuela Tobias is a staff writer at PolitiFact. Previously, she interned at Politico Magazine, New York Magazine and the New Yorker. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Manuela graduated from Georgetown University, where she majored in comparative literature.

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Donald Trump's unusual North Korea video, explained

We had a lot of questions about Donald Trump's North Korea movie trailer, so we looked into who made it, why it was produced, and whether anything like this had ever happened before.

Fact-checking Donald Trump in Singapore about North Korea

President Donald Trump detailed his discussion with Kim Jong Un during a lengthy press conference following the North Korea-United States summit. Trump touched on everything from the troops in South Korea and denuclearization, the main objective of the summit, to human rights, trade deficits and NATO.

In Context: What Justin Trudeau said that made Donald Trump angry

Justin Trudeau's comments after the G7 Summit

Fact-checking Malcolm Jenkins' posters on prisons and police shootings

Malcolm Jenkins tried to redirect the message to the fuel behind NFL player protests: inequities in the criminal justice system. Jenkins remained silent while holding up a series of placards with statements about prisons and police shootings. We fact-checked those.

The facts behind Donald Trump’s pardoning Dinesh D’Souza

President Donald Trump announced he would pardon controversial conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza on May 31, 2018. Here’s a closer look at Trump’s fifth presidential pardon.

A look into the business practices of Indiana's Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun

A Democratic Super PAC attacked GOP Senate candidate Mike Braun's business record. We took a closer look.

A preview of Indiana’s Republican Senate primary

The Indiana Republican Senate primaries taking place on May 8 will determine who takes on Sen. Joe Donnelly, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the country, in November. We fact-checked the candidates on support for Trump, raising taxes, and trade deals.

PolitiFact fact-checks West Virginia's GOP Senate primary

Tuesday’s Republican primary for a U.S. Senate nomination has been intense -- and the veracity of the leading candidates has often been challenged. On the eve of Election Day, we’ll recap some of the biggest themes at issue in the race between three major candidates: former coal CEO Don Blankenship, U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, and state attorney general Patrick Morrisey. The winner will face the Democratic incumbent, Joe Manchin.

Fact-check: Donald Trump’s defense of Scott Pruitt’s rent, security, EPA record

Donald Trump defended EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He got three key facts wrong.

The facts behind Trump’s jabs at Amazon on taxes, USPS and lost retail jobs

President Donald Trump returned to one of his favorite punching bags March 29: Amazon. We decided it was time to revisit Trump’s takedown of the online giant for accuracy.