What is fake news? How do we tell fact from fiction? In the news recently, there has been much talk about the phenomena of 'fake news'. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, the word 'fake' means contrived or represented as genuine. So fake news would be news that is contrived or made up and represented to be real or accurate. When doing research, regardless of whether the news is considered fake news or not, you need to learn to evaluate information to determine if it is accurate and reliable.
League of Women Voters: Nonpartisan group, work on vital issues of public concern
Ballotpedia: The Encyclopedia of American Elections
News New: Links to news sources about elections and issues
Open Secrets: Campaign finance information from the Center for Responsive Politics
Poltitiwoops: Archive of deleted posts and tweets from politicians
The Washington Post : Provides information on the statements fo political figures regarding issued of great importance.