Meme Misrepresents Old Inauguration Photo

Quick Take A popular meme on Facebook falsely purports to show a photo of Joe “Biden’s Inaugural stage” being built outside the White House. The photo shows the reviewing stand for the inaugural parade at Bill Clinton’s inauguration in 1993. Full Story A viral meme takes a dig at President Donald Trump…

First on CNN: Key government agency acknowledges Biden’s win and begins formal transition – CNN

First on CNN: Key government agency acknowledges Biden's win and begins formal transition  CNNTrump administration allows Biden transition to begin  CBS Evening NewsTrump’s Legal Farce Is Having Tragic Results  The New York TimesDid late deciders for Donald Trump impact the election polls this year? | TheHill  The HillStopping Trump: Michigan vote shows local Republicans…

Opening Ads in the Perdue-Ossoff Runoff

In the first TV ads of the runoff campaign that could help decide the balance of the Senate, Republican Sen. David Perdue warned his opponent would “radically change America,” while Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff accused his opponent of downplaying the coronavirus. The ad from Perdue makes the misleading claims that…

Website Concocts False Story of Soros Arrest

Quick Take A bogus social media story uses a doctored image of an indictment to falsely claim George Soros has been arrested in the U.S. “for election interference.” The actual charges are against six Russian nationals for cyberattacks. Full Story A website with a track record of spreading misinformation is…

Loeffler-Warnock Runoff Starts with Attack Ads

About a week after Georgia’s special election headed to a runoff, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a Republican, and Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, both launched questionable attacks that the other candidate has disputed: An ad from Loeffler claimed that Warnock “hosted a rally for Communist dictator Fidel Castro” in 1995. But…