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Biden’s NATO Press Conference

Biden’s NATO Press Conference

In a press conference in which President Joe Biden was repeatedly asked about whether he would — or should — stay in the presidential race, Biden made a few remarks that were misleading or could use more context.

Senate Leadership Fund

A super PAC established by allies of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell “to build a Republican Senate majority.”

FactCheck.org Wins Fourth Sigma Delta Chi Award

FactCheck.org Wins Fourth Sigma Delta Chi Award

FactCheck.org has won the 2023 Sigma Delta Chi award for fact-checking from the Society of Professional Journalists. This is our third win in the fact-checking category and our fourth award from SPJ overall.

Unite the Country

A single-candidate super PAC that supports the reelection of President Joe Biden.

Tucker Carlson Post Makes Unsupported Claim About Trump Jurors

Tucker Carlson Post Makes Unsupported Claim About Trump Jurors

The judge in the criminal trial of former President Donald Trump denied a defense request to ask jurors about their party registration, so their political affiliation is not known. But conservative commentator Tucker Carlson made the unsupported claim in a Facebook post that the jury was “stacked with Biden voters.” Both sides had the opportunity to reject jurors.

Posts Misrepresent Photo of RFK Jr. With Animal Carcass in Vanity Fair

Posts Misrepresent Photo of RFK Jr. With Animal Carcass in Vanity Fair

A photo of independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. likely shows him holding the carcass of a goat, lamb or other ruminant animal in Patagonia. Social media posts, citing a Vanity Fair article, make the unsupported claim the photo shows a dog carcass in South Korea. The magazine deleted remarks by a veterinarian who said it was a dog.

Flawed Autopsy ‘Review’ Revives Unsupported Claims of COVID-19 Vaccine Harm, Censorship

Flawed Autopsy ‘Review’ Revives Unsupported Claims of COVID-19 Vaccine Harm, Censorship

COVID-19 vaccination is generally very safe, and except for extremely rare cases, there is no evidence that it contributes to death. Social media posts about a now-published, but faulty review of autopsy reports, however, are repeating an unfounded claim from last summer that “74% of sudden deaths are shown to be due to the COVID-19 vaccine.”

Q&A: How Biden Can Be Replaced as the Democratic Nominee

Q&A: How Biden Can Be Replaced as the Democratic Nominee

Here, we answer some of the questions about the Democratic National Convention process. What happens if President Joe Biden voluntarily steps aside? What if he doesn’t? Can Biden be replaced, and if he can, how would that work?