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Fact-checking Trump's letter to Georgia secretary of state

More than 10 months after the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump is still trying to claim victory in Georgia, a state that flipped from Trump in 2016 to Biden in 2020. Since just days after he lost, Trump has been tossing out debunked conspiracy theories over the election in Georgia, including in a now-notorious call with Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and staff.

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Security breach in a Colorado elections office shows how the Big Lie lives on

An unusual security breach of an election system in a rural Colorado county has set off a criminal investigation and prompted state authorities to sideline a Republican election official in a fresh display of how debunked claims of a stolen 2020 presidential election continue to resonate across the country.

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Pennsylvania congressman aided Trump effort to flip Justice Department on Big Lie

While other Republicans garnered more attention in attempting to convince the country that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump, Rep. Scott Perry made the critical connection linking the then-president to Jeffrey Clark, a little-known Department of Justice official open to debunked claims of widespread fraud.

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Why wildfires happen: Debunking a myth

Wildfires tearing across the Mediterranean have killed dozens of people and reduced entire villages to ash. Some leaders have emphasized the role of arsonists in the devastation, while others have been accused of using climate change as a cover for their own poor disaster management. The result is a confusing message of who and what is to blame.

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'I saw it on TV!': Why Trump supporter says she believes election lie

A couple attending an event hosted by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) tell CNN's Donie O'Sullivan why they still believe debunked conspiracy theories cited as evidence that the 2020 presidential election was "stolen" from former President Donald Trump.

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GOPer files complaint vs. Democrat for truth about Big Lie social posts

The campaign to deceive the American people is entering a new and dangerous phase. Now that most Republican elected officials in Washington have surrendered to the Big Lie -- the thoroughly debunked claim that former President Donald Trump won the November 2020 election -- they are moving to intimidate or punish anyone who provides evidence of their deception, or of their role in the lead-up to the most direct assault on American democracy in memory, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

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Acosta tears into debunked Fox News 'nothingburger'

Fox News issued a correction after its anchors claimed that President Joe Biden is trying to require Americans to sharply reduce their consumption of red meat. CNN's Jim Acosta tears into that and other falsehoods reported across conservative media about the Biden administration.

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