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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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Florida Senate Race News



Final numbers from St. Pete Polls: Bill Nelson, scratching at 50 percent, leads Rick Scott by 4 perc

FLORIDAPOLITICS.COM
– Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson appears on track to win re-election over Republican challenger Rick Scott. A new survey from St.

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Rick Scott told Florida not to invest in companies linked to Venezuela, but he did

TAMPABAY.COM
– The governor’s 125-page financial disclosure statement, filed with the U.S. Senate, continues to make news.

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Rick Scott: Seven must-read stories on red tide, the blind trust and more from the Florida Senate ra

TAMPABAY.COM
– Rick Scott is the two-term governor of Florida and the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate. Here are seven stories from the campaign trail...

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The Hearing

NPR.ORG
– This is a story about who is allowed to vote… and who is not. In Florida, the ultimate swing state, 1.5 million people...

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Floridas Top-Of-The-Ticket Races In A Statistical Dead Heat, Internal Poll Shows

DAILYCALLER.COM
– The Florida gubernatorial and Senate race are in a statistical tie with less than a week until the 2018 midterms, according to internal...

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Obama campaigns for Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson in Florida

CBSNEWS.COM
-Former President Obama is campaigning in Florida for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who’s running for governor, and Sen. Bill Nelson, the three-time incumbent Democratic...

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Analysis | GOP hopefuls say they fight insurance companies, just like Obama

WASHINGTONPOST.COM
– Under attack from Democrats for health-care votes, some Republicans have begun borrowing language from the 2008 Obama campaign GOP hopefuls say they fight...

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GOP Lies About Pre-Existing Conditions May Have Reached Peak Absurdity

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
– Republicans are desperate to fool the public about what they did and would still do. Republicans are simply not interested in that.Instead, they...

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Floridas Senate race was Rick Scotts to lose, but he is haunted by his environmental record

WASHINGTONPOST.COM
– Two deadly algae blooms have upended Florida tourism and may have repercussions at the polls. Floridas Senate race was Rick Scotts to lose,...

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Opinion | Florida Has A Chance To Make Civil Rights History In The Midterm Elections

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
– One out of ten Floridians is barred from voting, for life, because they committed a crime. That could be about to change. NEWS...

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell endorses Florida Democrats Nelson, Gillum

NBCNEWS.COM
– The endorsement could give a boost to the Democrats among the state’s growing ranks of Puerto Rican voters. The endorsement could give a...

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Florida Senate race: Rick Scott, Bill Nelson race to finish line after bruising campaign

USATODAY.COM
– WASHINGTON After millions of dollars, thousands of TV ads and scores of bruising personal attacks, Floridas nationally watched Senate race between Democratic incumbent...

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