The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact-checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
|Claim by Doug Collins (R): Kelly Loeffler has a “long history of donating to abortion-on-demand Democrats.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Despite Collins’ claim, Loeffler has donated much more to Republicans than Dems
|CLAIM: A Black woman speaking at a community event with Joe Biden in Kenosha, Wisconsin, exposed the Democratic presidential candidate by saying she would not “go off” a paper she was provided by his campaign.
AP Fact Check: False
|Claim by YouTube videos: “Kamala Harris wants the riots to continue and not let up, not now not even after the election.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim: Absentee ballots and mail-in ballots are not the same; absentee requires proof of identity, mail-in doesn’t.
USA Today Fact Check: False
Fact check: All mailed ballots — called ‘absentee’ and not — require voter verification
|Claim via Social Media: George W. Bush said he supports the Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Former President George W. Bush Has NOT Said He Supports The Biden/Harris Ticket
|(International: UK) Claim: 18 people died of Covid-19 in one day in England.
Full Fact rating: This is true.
Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience
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