White House Mechanics

The mechanics of getting in the White House.  On this page you will find relevant news stories and tools to help you track the progress of the US Presidential Elections.  I created this page during the 2008 Election, but it remains relevant because, in the US, someone is always running for the White House.

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FactCheck.org

Video: Trump Campaigning in Kentucky

CNN's "State of the Union" and FactCheck.org this week review three claims that President Donald Trump made at a campaign rally in Kentucky.

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Meme Misleads on Menendez Case

Q: Is Sen. Robert Menendez on trial — and was his co-defendant convicted on prostitution charges — as an online meme says?

A: No. Menendez was tried on corruption charges last year, but was not convicted. His co-defendant was found guilty of defrauding Medicare in an unrelated case.


FULL QUESTION
Bob Menendez. Is he on trial?
FULL ANSWER
Weeks before the midterm elections, an outdated meme circulating on Facebook has resurrected charges against New Jersey Democratic Sen.

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Misleading Ads from the DCCC

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is airing ads across the country to boost Democrats' chances of taking control of the House. But we found several ads that ran afoul of the facts.

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Viral Story About Michigan ‘Vigilante’ is False

Q: Were three pedophiles killed in one week in Macomb County, Michigan?

A: No. The county sheriff’s office said that viral story is false.

FULL ANSWER
Equipped with grim details, a false story about a supposed “vigilante” who killed three pedophiles in the span of a week in Macomb County, Michigan, has gone viral.
“Authorities are appealing for any information regarding the murders, which have claimed the lives of three men on the Michigan Sex Offender Registry for crimes involving offences against children,”

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No Evidence Ginsburg Vowed to Resign Over Kavanaugh

Q: Did Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg say she would “resign” if Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court?

A: No. There is no evidence to support that claim made in a viral meme.

FULL ANSWER
Speaking at a New York City event in August, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested that she would like to stay on the bench until 2023.
“I’m now 85,”

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