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Believe it or not, we're rounding the corner on a new election cycle. Meanwhile, friends and family are posting memes, claims and half-truths all over social media – and combating that onslaught can sometimes feel like a part-time job. 

You're already doing your part by subscribing to USA TODAY, where we adhere to the highest reporting standards and are producing dozens of fact-checks a month from a dedicated team of experienced reporters.

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