Reality Check

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Reality Check: What Would Romney Do With FEMA?

Gov. Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trail today, but refrained again from criticizing President Obama in light of the disaster on the East Coast.

10/31/2012

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Reality Check: New, Deceptive Marriage Amendment Ad

The group supporting the proposed marriage amendment released its fourth TV ad on Thursday.

10/25/2012

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Reality Check: Nolan, Cravaack & Minn. Residency Accusations

In a race that’s already among the most hotly contested in the country, a new television ad from Democrat Rick Nolan accuses Republican Congressman Chip Cravaack of a smear campaign — and more.

10/24/2012

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Reality Check: The Final Debate

There was none of the harsh exchanges familiar in the first two debates. But it doesn’t mean the candidates didn’t mix it up, and they stretched some facts.

10/22/2012

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Reality Check: Amendment Ad Makes Questionable Claims

The fight over a constitutional amendment in Minnesota that would ban gay marriage took a new turn Thursday. A new TV ad warns of dire consequences if the amendment fails.

10/18/2012

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Reality Check: The New Attack Ads Both Sides Are Using

Minnesota’s television airwaves are flooded with negative campaign ads right now, especially in the hotly contested races for Congressional seats held by Republicans Michele Bachmann and Chip Cravaack.

10/17/2012

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Reality Check: The Facts Vs. The Vice Presidential Debate

The Vice Presidential nominees demonstrated style and substance in their feisty, first and only debate. But also, a lot of spin.

10/12/2012

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Reality Check: The Vice-Presidential Debate

The guys who usually play second fiddle in the race for the White House stole the spotlight in a much different debate than their bosses gave us last week.

10/11/2012

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Reality Check: Voter ID, Marriage Amendments And ‘Skipping The Vote’

Public opinion polls this week are showing the campaigns for two constitutional amendments are getting very close.

10/10/2012

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Reality Check: The Jobs Numbers

Republicans are crying “foul” over new jobs numbers showing the unemployment rate dropping to 7.8 percent – the lowest rate since President Obama took office.

10/08/2012

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Reality Check: The 1st Presidential Debate

It may have been a surprise to some, but the first presidential debate had a great deal of substance.

10/03/2012

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Reality Check: Workplace Violence In Minn.

The shooting at Accent Signage Systems is the worst incidence of workplace violence in Minnesota since the state started keeping records 20 years ago.

09/28/2012

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Reality Check: The Impact Of The Marriage Amendment

If the marriage amendment passes or fails, here’s what will happen: Nothing.

09/27/2012

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Reality Check: Who Has More Money In Marriage Amendment Battle?

The biggest election contest in Minnesota isn’t the U.S. Senate race or the Presidential race. It’s the campaigns to pass — or defeat — the constitutional amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

09/26/2012

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Reality Check: The New Anti-Rick Nolan Ad

A new television ad from a national conservative group takes on a Democratic candidate for Congress in Minnesota for comments he made — nearly 40 years ago.

09/20/2012

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