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NRCC launches fake news sites against Democratic candidates

by Take Two

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Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele (L) speaks at the Republican National Congressional Committee's midterm election results watch party with Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) (R) at the Grand Hyatt hotel November 2, 2010 in Washington, DC. Most polling conducted ahead of today's elections point to a change in power in the House, where Republicans could win the 39 seats they need to take control of the chamber. Win McNamee/Getty Images

The National Republican Congressional Committee has launched several fake news sites targeting Democratic candidates running for Congress. 

Among those targeted are several California candidates like Amanda Renteria, Scott Peters and Ami Bera. Joining Take Two to talk more about these sites and how to tell them apart is Shane Goldmacher, who has been writing about this for the National Journal. 

 

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