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

Nicole Kidman Did Not Call Trump ‘The Best President in U.S. History’

A story being shared by thousands of Facebook users includes a "quote" about President Donald Trump that has been misattributed to the actress Nicole Kidman.

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Post Misleads on Congressional Salaries, Social Security

Q: Did members of Congress approve a salary increase for themselves and deny an increase in Social Security benefits? 

A: No. Congress is still contemplating whether to allow an automatic pay increase for its members, and it does not determine cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security beneficiaries.

FULL QUESTION
Did Congress reject an increase for SSA/SSI of over $300 a month but give themselves a raise recently?
Read on Facebook today by several different people.

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Mislabeled Video Politicizes Drug Problem

A video spreading on Facebook has been mislabeled to make a political statement about Democratic lawmakers in California. However, the video, which seems to show people under the influence of drugs, was filmed in Philadelphia.

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Video: Trump Misleads on ‘Rebuffed’ Russian Offers

CNN's Jake Tapper examines in this week's fact-checking video the president's claim that the special counsel's report said his campaign "rebuffed" Russian offers of assistance. The report said the campaign was "receptive" to some offers, and in other instances "shied away."

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FactChecking Trump’s Pitch to Farmers

In his much publicized visit to Iowa, President Donald Trump made a few false and misleading statements about agricultural exports.

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