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Fact-checking claims from the final Trump-Biden debate
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Fact-checking claims from the final Trump-Biden debate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden sparred Thursday in their final presidential debate, hoping to sway undecided voters in the Nov. 3 election.

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A look at how their statements from Nashville, Tennessee, stack up with the facts:

Associated Press writers Cal Woodward, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Eric Tucker, Josh Boak and Stephen Braun contributed to this report.

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