Stand up for facts and support PolitiFact.

Now is your chance to go on the record as supporting trusted, factual information by joining PolitiFact’s Truth Squad. Contributions or gifts to PolitiFact, which is part of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Poynter Institute, are tax deductible.

More Info

I would like to contribute

Paul Specht

PolitiFact North Carolina writer

Paul Specht is a correspondent for PolitiFact North Carolina at the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., where he covers state government. Specht joined the N&O politics desk in 2017. Before that, he covered government and development news in and around Raleigh. He graduated from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., in 2010 with a degree in communications.

Latest Fact-checks by Paul Specht