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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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Midterm Misinformation

Joe Biden THREATENS Republican Candidate – Tells Union GOONS to ‘Show Him a Threshold of PAIN’!

THEPOLITICALINSIDER.COM – Don’t buy into their lies. They just want you to shut up and not fight back. The days of calling for civility seemingly...

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Dems: ‘Trump’s Refusal To Admit Caravan Into Country Is An Egregious Act Of Voter Suppression’

BABYLONBEE.COM – Numerous Democrat leaders have come out strong against President Trump’s refusal to admit the Central American migrant caravan into the United States, calling...

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Mitch McConnell says it out loud: Republicans are gunning for Social Security, Medicare and Obamacare next

LATIMES.COM – Republicans haven’t hidden their desire to gut Social Security and Medicare, but they’ve seldom been as open about it as now. All Washington...

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AZ Dem Senate Candidate REFUSES To Take Back Her Pro-Taliban Comment

CHICKSONRIGHT.COM – The fact that the Arizona race is even CLOSE boggles my mind. Kyrsten Sinema has trashed our state over and over again, she’s...

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Kyrsten Sinema Promoted a Terrorist Lawyer | National Review

NATIONALREVIEW.COM – Dont buy the Arizona Senate candidates excuses. Kyrsten Sinema & Lynne Stewart: Senate Candidate Promoted a Terrorist Lawyer | National Reviewgoogle plusinstagramLarge National...

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MSNBC declares Dem victory in Florida governor election day before voting begins

RT.COM – MSNBC can now boast of being the first news outlet to break results from Tuesdays midterm elections hours before voting began. The network...

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VOTE OR DIE: Black Panthers Campaign for Democrat Stacey Abrams with AK-47s (VIDEO)

THEGATEWAYPUNDIT.COM – VOTE OR DIE Black Panthers campaigned for Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia this weekend. Because nothing says Get Out the Vote like a...

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Study: 100% Of Elections Are ‘The Most Important Election Of Your Lifetime’

BABYLONBEE.COM – U.S.A new study released Monday confirmed that every single election of your life is “the most important election of your lifetime,” definitively proving...

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Kevin Cramer Scolds Lady Dems For Wearing White To SOTU

CROOKSANDLIARS.COM – Heidi Heitkamp’s opponent spent some time mansplaining and scolding Congressional Dem women who wore white to Trump’s SOTU address.

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Texas Voting Machines Are Reportedly Switching Votes for Beto ORourke to Ted Cruz

THEROOT.COM – Several Texas organizations have received reports of voting machines switching votes in the high-profile Senate race between incumbent Ted Cruz, who is reportedly...

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These Democrats could make Trump’s life miserable if they win the House in the midterms

USATODAY.COM – WASHINGTON If Democrats have been a thorn in President Donald Trumps side while in the minority, just wait.Some of his sharpest critics are...

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Jacky Rosen is a champion for Nevada women and families

PROCHOICEAMERICA.ORG – We need Jackys leadership now more than ever. Pledge to vote for pro-choice champion Jacky today.

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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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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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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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