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Republican Convention Night 3

Republican Convention Night 3

The vice president accepted his party’s nomination and then delivered a speech filled with false and misleading claims..

Republican Convention Night 2

Republican Convention Night 2

The fact-checking fodder included claims about the economy, the Democratic nominee and the president’s actions. 

Republican Convention Opening Night

Republican Convention Opening Night

On Day 1, Republicans made numerous false and misleading claims on tax cuts, the economy, immigration and COVID-19, among other topics.

New ‘Plandemic’ Video Peddles Misinformation, Conspiracies

New ‘Plandemic’ Video Peddles Misinformation, Conspiracies

The second part of “Plandemic” — a documentary-style video that presents a sweeping conspiracy theory about the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, patents and vaccines — landed on Aug. 18, spinning together many of the falsehoods about the disease that we’ve been debunking for months, plus some new misleading claims.

Democratic Convention Night 3

Democratic Convention Night 3

There was news: Sen. Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination. But there was little to fact-check.

Democratic Convention Night 2

Democratic Convention Night 2

We found few factual distortions on the night Joe Biden officially became the party’s presidential nominee.

Democratic Convention Opening Night

Democratic Convention Opening Night

A quiet first night for fact-checkers. Only a few quibbles, including on the minimum wage, mail-in voting and Social Security payments.

Biden’s Greatest Hits

Biden’s Greatest Hits

A compendium of the top false and misleading claims by the Democratic presidential candidate.