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Misinformation and disinformation continue to confuse and harm Pennsylvanians

By Robby Brod

How Pa. state Sen. Doug Mastriano promoted election lies between Election Day and January 6

He spread disinformation through his social media pages over 100 times in this 64-day timeframe.
By Robby Brod

How Pa. Rep. Scott Perry promoted election lies between Election Day and January 6

The midstate Pa. congressman has rejected multiple subpoena and interview requests from the Jan. 6 committee.
By Robby Brod

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Every Pa. Republican governor candidate campaigns on election disinformation. Here are the facts.

Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting system and voter ID laws could be redefined by the next person elected to lead one of the most consequential swing states in the country.

By Robby Brod

Texts show details of Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry’s role in plan to overturn 2020 election

A court filing by the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol included multiple text messages from Perry to White House staff.

By Robby Brod

Misinformation and false statements continue to plague social media sites

Social media giant Facebook is facing allegations of putting profit over safety.

By Merideth Bucher

Hoaxers face $5.1M fine for election robocalls in Pa. and other states

Two conservative hoaxers face a record $5.1 million fine for allegedly making illegal robocalls to wireless phones without the owners’ consent in the 2020 election.

By The Associated Press