Viewing Tag: 2020 Democratic Convention

Misleading Claim Swirls Over Pledge of Allegiance at DNC

August 26, 2020 /

Quick Take The prime-time programming for the Democratic National Convention every night on TV included a recital of the Pledge of Allegiance, including the phrase…

Video: Discussing FactChecking the Democratic Convention

August 25, 2020 /

FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley spoke with WBAL-TV in Baltimore and several other Hearst TV stations around the country about fact-checking the Democratic convention.…

Video: FactChecking the Democratic National Convention

August 21, 2020 /

This video reviews some of the statements that we fact-checked during the Democratic National Convention, which ended Aug. 20 with former Vice President Joe Biden…

Final Night of the Democratic Convention

August 21, 2020 /

Summary As the socially distanced convention came to a close, Joe Biden accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination with a speech that was largely accurate,…

Democratic Convention Night 3

August 20, 2020 /

Summary It was another quiet night on the fact-checking front at the Democratic National Convention. We found former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton cited a dubious…

Democratic Convention Night 2

August 19, 2020 /

Summary It was another unconventional night for fact-checkers at the truncated Democratic National Convention that has been forced to go virtual because of the coronavirus…

Democratic Convention Opening Night

August 18, 2020 /

Summary Our major finding from the first night of the four-day 2020 Democratic National Convention is that it wasn’t accurate to call it a “convention”…