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Special Coverage: Midterms 2018


What are the most shared stories about the midterms? Who's publishing them? What kind of info is being shared--is it news? Opinion? Just plain made up? As part of our efforts to fight misinformation, the First Amendment Center has joined with Our.News with special coverage of the 2018 midterms.


This featured page aggregates the most shared content about the 2018 midterm elections, as well as the most shared content about the 5 most contested Senate races-with a little extra information to help you make sense of it.


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ABC News demonstrates left-wing bias leading up to midterms, critics say

FOXNEWS.COM
– The most recent example of ABC News apparent liberal bias appeared during Sundays Good Morning America when co-anchor Dan Harrispondered why Republicans have...

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Desperate John Brennan Begs People to Defeat Trump-Supporting Candidates… So He Doesn’t Go to Jail

THEGATEWAYPUNDIT.COM
– John Brennan Former CIA Chief-turned-Twitter-troll John Brennan begged people to vote to defeat Trump-supporting candidates in the midterms. Brennan is afraid of the...

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Paul Ryan Wrote His Own Obituary, and Its Delusional

NEWREPUBLIC.COM
– The House speaker’s plea to midterm voters is a perfect summation of a fraudulent political career. Paul Ryan Wrote His Own Obituary, and...

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A Hopeless Election

NEWREPUBLIC.COM
– No matter the outcome on Tuesday, American politics will only get worse. No matter what happens on Tuesday, then, the state of American...

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: State media endorses current head of state in today’s elections

MOTHERJONES.COM
– : State Media Endorses Current Head of State in Todays Elections Mother Jones On pins and needles like we are? Read Monika Bauerlein’s...

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Shaking Off the Sore Loser Syndrome – WhoWhatWhy

WHOWHATWHY.ORG
– Because of an outdated and vulnerable election infrastructure, we may never know the true winners of todays midterms. But we already know who...

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From the Shadows, Top GOP Donor Benefits From His Investments – WhoWhatWhy

WHOWHATWHY.ORG
– You may have heard of the Koch brothers, the Mercers, or Sheldon Adelson. Now meet the billionaire GOP donor you dont know but...

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Brian Kemp and His Staff Caught in a String of Falsehoods – WhoWhatWhy

WHOWHATWHY.ORG
– In response to WhoWhatWhys exclusive story on vulnerabilities in Georgias voter registration system, Secretary of State Brian Kemps office has made unsubstantiated claims...

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Stacey Abrams Says Brian Kemp Cooked Up Hacking Claims As A Political Stunt

INQUISITR.COM
– On Saturday, gubernatorial candidate and Secretary of State Brian Kemp opened an investigation into state Democrats, claiming that they were part of a...

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King Blocks ‘Leftist Propaganda’ Des Moines Newspaper From Covering Election Event

TALKINGPOINTSMEMO.COM
– Rep. Steve Kings (R-IA) campaign blocked the Des Moines Register, a prominent Iowa newspaper, from covering an election night event…

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Former McCain Aide Encourages Voters To ‘Resist,’ Vote For Democrats

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– Mark Salter, the former chief of staff and longtime aide to the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) encouraged voters to…

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Trumps final preelection speeches featured vicious attacks on Kavanaugh accusers

VOX.COM
– “Take a look at the other ones, folks!” clockmenumore-arrownoyesvox-mark By Aaron Rupar , 12:02am EST President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally...

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