Fact check the battle for US Senate
You may hear some claims during the U.S. Senate debate that sound familiar. Here are some past fact checks from @NCCapitol and other sources that may shed light on claims made by U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis.Posted — Updated
By Mark Binker and Tyler Dukes
RALEIGH, N.C. — They may be going head to head for the first time Wednesday night, but Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis – as well as the groups that support them – have been busy lobbing criticisms back and forth all year.
That's given political reporters some time to fact-check many of these claims, which are likely to show up again in Wednesday's hour-long debate moderated by CBS This Morning's Norah O'Donnell.
Search our collection of fact-checks, pulled from @NCCapitol and other publications, by topic and verdict below and fact-check the candidates along with our news team.
You can also use Twitter to follow our political team's live updates starting with the debate at 7 p.m. Wednesday and watch live coverage on television, online and through the WRAL mobile app.
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