Claims about HR 1 keep pouring in. Here are all of our fact-checks in one place
Confused by what people are saying about H.R. 1, the hotly contested voting and elections bill?
We can’t blame you. The 791-page Democratic-backed bill — which passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a mostly party-line vote and awaits action in the Senate — is complex and wide-ranging. It combines proposals for voter registration, absentee voting, in-person voting, campaign finance and ethics related to federal elections.
It has also been hit by a torrent of false and exaggerated claims from politicians and social media users, such as that H.R. 1...