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Fact of the Matter: Freitas Incorrect on Kennedy/Russia Claim

Who’s guilty of conspiring with the Russians to influence U.S. elections?

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Nick Freitas offers a name that might surprise you.

“Ted Kennedy tried to directly collude with the Soviet Union in order to try to defeat Ronald Reagan,” Freitas said on April 20 at Liberty University. “That is obstruction. That is something that ought to be investigated.

Fact of the Matter: Stewart Rated False on Gun Claim

Corey Stewart: Says, “there were more guns back in the 1950s per capita than there are today.”

--March 17 debate (36:35 mark)

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart recently blasted Democratic calls for more gun control in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida that killed 17 students and teachers.

Fact of the Matter - Northam: "Gillespie sold out Virginians" as lobbyist

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam has been pounding the airwaves with a TV ad accusing his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, of “selling out” Virginians to big business interests during his days as a Washington lobbyist.

The 30-second spot, titled “Sold,” shows pictures of unsmiling, concerned-looking students and workers interspersed with grainy video of Gillespie laughing.

Fact of the Matter – Northam: Ed Gillespie Favors a Tax Cut for the Well-Off

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam describes his Republican adversary, Ed Gillespie, as a patron for the rich.

“He believes in giving tax cuts for the wealthy at the expense of the middle class,” Northam said during an October 9 debate - one of two times he made the claim during event.

Northam also made an almost identical statement during a September 19 debate with Gillespie. “The plan, ladies and gentlemen, that you just heard is a tax cut for the rich at the expense of the working class,” he said.