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False claims blur line between mass shootings, 2020 politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that may be automated began spreading baseless information linking the shooter to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke.

Sep. 5, 2019 1:38 PM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: Indiana candidates make misleading claims

The Associated Press fact checked the first Indiana U.S. Senate debate Monday evening among Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly and his challengers Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton.

Oct. 9, 2018 1:54 PM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: Indiana candidates make misleading claims

The Associated Press fact checked the first Indiana U.S. Senate debate Monday evening among Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly and his challengers Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton.

Oct. 9, 2018 8:54 AM EDT