Fact Checking

Should Rumors Like The Trump Dossier Be News?

January 12, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In this week’s politics chat, we debate the journalistic ethics and political implications of Buzzfeed’s decision to publish a memo full of unsubstantiated allegations against President-elect […]

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Will Vaccines Become Another Partisan Issue?

January 11, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Robert F. Kennedy Jr., radio host, environmental lawyer and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, told reporters on Tuesday that President-Elect Donald Trump has asked him […]

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It’s Really Hard To Block A Cabinet Nominee

January 10, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees are beginning to grace the hearing rooms of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, and they are likely to meet with plenty […]

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The Confirmation Hearing Schedule Is Packed — Again

January 9, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] On Wednesday, five of Donald Trump’s nominees for high-level administration positions are scheduled to face Senate committees for their confirmation hearings. Some Democrats say that the […]

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Politics Podcast: Data Under Trump

January 2, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ]  Subscribe: iTunes |ESPN App |Download |RSS |New to podcasts? This week on our politics podcast, we kick off 2017 with a look at something FiveThirtyEight cares […]

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