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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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Voting machine errors already roil Texas and Georgia races

POLITICO.COM
– Continue to article content Georgia is one of five states that still relies entirely on paperless voting machines, even as most others have...

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Scenes from the Texas Senate race

YAHOO.COM
– When Beto ORourke announced his longshot bid to unseat Texas Sen. Ted Cruz well over a year ago, no one would have predicted...

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Dirty Tricks! Leftists Target Christian Churches in Texas | Todd Starnes

TODDSTARNES.COM
– Authorities are investigating fake voter guides promoting Democrat Robert ORourke that were placed in Christian churches across Texas.

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Disabled Vet Can’t Vote After NBC Sets Up Camera In Handicapped Parking Space, Refuses To Move

DAILYWIRE.COM
– A disabled Air Force veteran says an MSNBC news crew blocked his way into a polling site in Houston when it parked in...

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Beto O’Rourke camp says spending highlighted in Project Veritas video went to charity, will be “appr

TEXASTRIBUNE.ORG
– After a controversial conservative group released an undercover video featuring ORourkes staffers, his campaign said that those staffers “took it upon themselves” to...

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After Endorsing ORourke, Texas Newspaper Joins Ted Cruz In Calling For Beto To Answer Questions – Th

DAILYCALLER.COM
– ‘It’s time he stepped up’ After Endorsing ORourke, Texas Newspaper Joins Ted Cruz In Calling For Beto To Answer Questions – The Daily...

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Undercover Video Catches Rep. Beto ORourke’s Staffers Helping The Poor

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
– Sen. Ted Cruz suspects dirty deeds somehow involving that caravan of migrants in southern Mexico. Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Beto ORourke of...

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Beto ORourke Flagged For Campaign Finance Violations

DAILYCALLER.COM
– Rep. Robert O’Rourke’s campaign was flagged by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Sunday for accepting “excessive” and “impermissible” donations. Beto ORourke Flagged...

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Beto O’Rourke says Michael Avenatti “does not represent” Democrats, criticizes aggression in politic

NEWSWEEK.COM
– Michael Avenatti said at a political event in late October that we cannot afford to show up to the fight without a slingshot....

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Seth Meyers Turns Ted Cruz’s Past Words About Birthright Citizenship Against Him

YAHOO.COM
– Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is bowing down to former nemesis President Donald Seth Meyers Turns Ted Cruz’s Past Words About Birthright Citizenship Against...

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Beto ORourke: Trumps rhetoric has contributed to tensions in country

MSNBC.COM
– On Trumps rhetoric, Beto ORourke says that Trump calling Mexicans rapists and criminals and calling Neo-Nazis fine people have contributed to the environment...

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Progressive group targets Cruz with audio of Trump repeatedly calling him a liar

THEHILL.COM
– The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced Saturday that it is targeting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) with a new ad featuring audio of...

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