Paul A. Specht works as a PolitiFact and state politics reporter for The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Paul Specht

False

There's been chanting, but no declaration

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He wasn't competitive everywhere

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Francis says Raleigh rebuilding City Hall because mayor wants 'nicer office.' That's misleading

Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Raleigh leaders have said they need a City Hall to make operations more efficient for staff members and the public.