Jordan Schrader

Jordan Schrader is politics editor at the N&O.

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Fact-checking claims about abortion and the ‘born alive’ bill

Republicans and Democrats have made misleading claims about the "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act."

What did ‘The Best of Enemies’ get right?

‘The Best of Enemies’ stars "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson as civil-rights activist Ann Atwater and Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell as Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis, telling the true story of events in Durham, NC, in 1971. How does the movie compare to reality?

McConnell falsely suggests GOP forecast the type of election fraud found in NC

In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used the election fraud case in North Carolina as a springboard to talk about how Republicans "for years" called for common sense safeguards against "voter fraud."

Fact-checking Roy Cooper’s State of the State speech

Gov. Roy Cooper made multiple claims about Medicaid expansion, education and more during his State of the State address Monday night. PolitiFact North Carolina checked them.

Did election officials 'leak' results of the Mark Harris, Dan McCready race?

NC election fraud witness 'confirms early vote totals shared with Mark Harris'

Did the NC elections board 'decline to comply' with ICE request? Here are the facts.

Between planning the November elections and then launching an investigation into the 9th District Congressional race, the board in August received a subpoena from the office of Robert Higdon, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

In NC, politicians mislead the public about the election fraud investigation

In January, a judge dismissed an argument that Republican Mark Harris should be seated in the 9th Congressional District. Afterward, the candidates and their political parties released misleading statements about the status of the investigation.

Six times PolitiFact checked claims about the NC constitutional amendments

Voters in North Carolina are being asked to support or oppose six changes to the state constitution. Here are PolitiFact NC’s fact-checks of claims about the amendments

North Carolina voter ID amendment debate features misleading claims

North Carolina might change its constitution to require voter ID at the polls, after its last attempt to pass such a law was struck down as unconstitutional.