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The Dispatch→ Sen. Tim Scott Joins the Race
Plus: Vacant offices spell trouble for commercial real estate. Continue reading Sen. Tim Scott Joins the Race »
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: A Person’s Race Is NOT Encoded In Their Social Security Number
Does a person's Social Security number reveal information about their race? No, that's not true: This rumor is based on fears that personal information encoded in a Social Security number could result in racial discrimination. This concer
Washington Post→ Pro-Trump ads attack DeSantis for policies Trump once also embraced
MAGA Inc.’s clever ads attacking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) don’t acknowledge that former president Donald Trump is equally vulnerable to such attacks.
The Dispatch→ Chris Sununu Leans Into the White House Race
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu speaks in 2021. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)New Hampshire’s governor is taking steps to run in 2024. Continue reading Chris Sununu Leans Into the White House Race »
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Trace amounts of glyphosate are found in many foods, are not harmful
“Goldfish crackers contain a dangerously high amount of weed killer.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Photo Of Shirtless Person In Jockstrap Is NOT Traceable To UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Does a photo that has been circulating online since November 2022 show British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak flashing his bare chest and wearing nothing but a white lab coat and a jockstrap? No, that's not true: This photo cannot be traced b
The Dispatch→ Biden’s In (the Race), Trump Is Out (of the Debates)
President Joe Biden speaks at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., April 25, 2023. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)The incumbent announces his reelection bid, while Trump says he isn’t going to debate his GOP opponents.Continue reading Bi
The Dispatch→ The Middle East Braces for a Nuclear Iran
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian meets Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Beijing, China, on Thursday. (Photo by Iranian Foreign Ministry/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)Saudi Arabia eyes dip
Full Fact→ The Government did not spend £37 billion on the NHS Test and Trace app
A post on Instagram has claimed that £37 billion was “wasted” on the NHS Test and Trace app when it actually cost about £35 million in its first year.
The Dispatch→ What the Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Tells Us About 2024
Wisconsin voters cast their ballots on November 8, 2022, in Madison. (Photo by Jim Vondruska/Getty Images)Plus: A progressive wins in Chicago. Continue reading What the Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Tells Us About 2024 »
Full Fact→ Test and Trace app cost much less than £37 billion
Several posts on social media have wrongly claimed the NHS Test and Trace app cost £37 billion. It actually cost about £35 million in its first year.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Lauren Boebert Satirical Tweet About ‘Millions Of Boating Accidents’ Caused By ATF Pistol Braces Ban Widely Misinterpreted
Did Rep. Lauren Boebert literally mean that banning pistol braces is causing "millions of boating accidents" when she posted a tweet critical of "Biden's ATF rule"? No, that's not true: The term "boating accident" is a well-known in-joke
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Copper Bracelets Reduce Blood Sugar, Treat Diabetes
Have copper bracelets made by "CopperHeal" been shown to "significantly reduce" blood sugar and treat diabetes? No, that's not true: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed to Lead Stories in an email that the agency had not
PolitiFact→ Erin Paré – Wake’s county commissioner races stand out in North Carolina
Wake County is the only large county in North Carolina that elects its commissioners at-large countywide.
Full Fact→ The NHS Test and Trace app did not cost £37 billion
£37 billion was the total budget for the NHS Test and Trace programme over its first two years, only a fraction of which was spent on the app.
PolitiFact→ What’s the ‘determinant’ in police use of force cases: The civilian's race or the officer's?
Citing Tyre Nichols’ death, attorney Ben Crump said a civilian’s race, not a police officer’s, determines use of excessive force. Studies and data to answer that question are limited, experts told PolitiFact.
The Dispatch→ The Race to Racism
Demonstrators march through downtown Memphis protesting the death of Tyre Nichols on January 28, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)If you start with the conclusion you can talk yourself into anything.The post The Race to Ra
Truth or Fiction?→ Election Denier Kari Lake Facing Investigation as Arizona GOP Further Embraces Conspiracy Theories
Shortly after a state election that saw her party cohorts double down on conspiracy theories, failed right-wing Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake faced a possible investigation for wrongfully sharing voter information. Lake, who lost the Novemb
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – WHO vaccine research aimed for contraception, not sterilization
“The World Health Organization has been working since 1974 on vaccines to create permanent sterility.”
Full Fact→ Test and Trace spend wouldn’t fund a 15% pay rise for NHS staff until 2058
A viral claim on social media wrongly suggests that the amount spent on the NHS Test and Trace scheme would fund a 15% pay rise for all NHS staff until 2058.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – More access to contraception increases abortion demand? No, that’s not right
“More contraception availability increases abortion demand."
Truth or Fiction?→ Failed GOP Candidate Embraced Disinformation, Violence in Shooting Plot
The history of the 39-year-old alleged “mastermind” behind a plan to attack multiple Democratic Party officials in New Mexico showed an embrace of both violence and conspiracy theories that have driven right-wing political violence in the U
The Dispatch→ The GOP Braces for Divided Government—and a Divided Party
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy conducts a news conference after securing the Republican nomination for speaker on November 15. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)GOP centrists are trying to find their footing in a chaotic caucus. Th
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Democratic Win in AZ Governor’s Race NOT Sign of ‘Rigged’ Election Despite Republican Wins In Other Race
If Arizonans voted primarily for Republican candidates in the November 8, 2022, election, but a Democrat still won the race for governor, was the election rigged? No, that's not true: Election data from past years show ticket-splitting is
Full Fact→ European countries’ Test and Trace programmes cost much more than €100,000
The Covid-19 tracking apps of countries like Germany and the Netherlands alone cost millions of euros.
PolitiFact→ With Georgia’s race still undecided, a look at whether Democrats’ midterm Senate wins are historic
Georgia’s Senate race won’t be decided until a Dec. 6 runoff election. Democrats’ Senate wins in the Nov. 8 midterms are already historic for a Democratic president’s first midterms, though some recent GOP presidents did better.
Full Fact→ Big spending list on Test and Trace and furlough loss needs context
£37 billion was the budget for the first two years, but less was actually spent and the furlough fraud figure is out of date and includes losses from other Covid-19 payment schemes.
Full Fact→ ‘Wanted’ poster missing context on Test and Trace spending
£37 billion was the budget for Test and Trace, not the spend.
Full Fact→ Labour MP wrongly claims £37bn spent on Test and Trace app
Karl Turner claimed that Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson “blew” £37 billion on the Track and Trace app. The app’s actual cost in the first year was about £35 million.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Fox 10 Phoenix Mistake Does NOT Prove Voter Fraud In Arizona Gubernatorial Race
Was a Phoenix affiliate of Fox News part of an attempt to defraud voters by calling the Arizona governor's race 12 days before Election Day? No, that's not true: While the affiliate, Fox 10 Phoenix, did accidentally air a graphic in late
Logically→ Incorrect numbers on RSBN’s live graphic on Election Night are proof of election fraud in the 2022 Pennsylvania governor’s race.
The graphic with the incorrect vote count was an error made by the network and was rapidly corrected. It is not evidence of election fraud.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: This Map Does NOT Show Returns In NY Gubernatorial Race After Counting 99% Of Votes
Does a viral map claiming that identical tallies turned New York predominantly blue in the gubernatorial race with ">99%" votes allegedly counted prove election fraud? No, that's not true: Even three days after the video with the map w
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No, this map doesn’t delegitimize the New York governor’s race
A New York election results map is evidence of fraud.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Typos In RSBN Graphic Are NOT Evidence Of Election Fraud In PA Gov Race
Do incorrect numbers posted to on-screen graphics during a live streamer's coverage of Election Night prove there was election fraud in the 2022 Pennsylvania governor's race? No, that's not true: Those graphics are not produced by electio
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Klaus Schwab And ‘Elites’ Planning ‘New World Order’ And ‘To Microchip The Human Race’
Does a viral video prove that the founder of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, and other speakers at WEF events planned to establish the "new world order" and "microchip human race"? No, that's not true: The heavily edited social me
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Mike Lindell’s 2022 Midterm Election Graphs Do NOT Prove Races Were Stolen
Do midterm election graphs of unofficial, private election tallies used by My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell on social media and on his Frank Speech website prove 2022 elections were stolen? No, that's not true: Spikes in the vote counts are a n
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – No, the Michigan attorney general’s race wasn’t ‘stolen’
The Michigan attorney general’s race was “stolen in the middle of the night from Matt DePerno.”
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Scott Jensen conceded the Minnesota gubernatorial race. It wasn't 'stolen'
“Minnesota was stolen from Scott Jensen.”
PolitiFact→ Election denying candidates sought to undo voting rights. Many lost key races
Many election deniers who sought to undo voting rights lost in pivotal races including Doug Mastriano in Pennsylvania and Kristina Karamo in Michigan. The 2022 election was a blow – but not necessarily a fatal one – to election denialism.