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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor primarily working on longform content. He joined Newsy full-time in 2012 and since has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel and Digital Trends, among others. He currently produces and edits the shows "What The Fact," a Politifact partnership, and "Up For Debate," an Intelligence Squared partnership.

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Absentee voting sign
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Difference In Voting By Mail And Voting Absentee


Pres. Trump And Joe Biden Have Vastly Different Campaign Styles

Presidential debate stage.
David Goldman / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Do Presidential Debates Impact The Election?

Voters puts ballot in drop box.
Matt Rourke / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Do You Need An Excuse To Vote By Mail?

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., speaks during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
Andrew Harnik / APU.S.

Congress Will Not Investigate Pentagon COVID-19 Spending

Man walks away from early voting location.
Eric Gay / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Some States Allow Early Voters To Change Their Mind

Mail-in ballots
Tony Dejak / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Common Reasons Mail-In Ballots Get Rejected

An official absentee ballot
Matt Slocum / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Tracking Your Mail-In Ballot


Nationwide Support Helps Ex-Felons in Fla. Vote This November

Ballot drop box in Ohio
Gerry Broome / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Options For Returning Your Mail-In Ballot

Absentee ballot return envelope
Gerry Broome / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Key Vote-By-Mail Deadlines You Need To Know

Heavy smoke from wildfires envelops the Willamette Bridge and downtown Portland, Oregon.
Don Ryan via APSci/Health

Which COVID-19 Mask Works For Wildfire Smoke?

Biden is traveling to Florida for campaign events.
AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyPolitics

Biden Picks Up The Pace With Latino Voters in Florida

Alex Brandon / AP and Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Trump And Biden Visit 9/11 Memorials In New York And Pennsylvania

Senator Bernie Sanders and Former VP Joe Biden
AP Photo/Matt RourkePolitics

Will A Moderate Biden Help Out Candidates Down Ballot?

Presidential candidate Biden speaks during a campaign event on manufacturing & buying American-made products in Warren, Mich.
AP Photo/Patrick SemanskyPolitics

Biden Unveils Manufacturing Plan, Says Trump 'Willfully Lied' on COVID

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris

Biden, Harris And Pence Hit Campaign Trail On Labor Day

Joe Prude, brother of Daniel Prude, right, and his son Armin.

Rochester Man’s Death Renews Calls For Mental Health Aid in Policing

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak in Wilmington, Del.
AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPolitics

Biden To Travel To Kenosha Thursday

A patient receives an influenza vaccine.
AP Photo/LM OteroSci/Health

The Two-Virus Dilemma: COVID-19 And The Flu

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.
AP/ Carolyn KasterPolitics

Democratic Ticket Fires Back Amid GOP Convention

First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

Did Parts Of The Republican National Convention Violate The Hatch Act?

The women's suffrage parade in 1913
U.S. National ArchivesU.S.

The Road To The 19th Amendment

A teacher in a classroom.

What's The Risk For A Substitute Teacher?

Steve Bannon
Thibault Camus / APPolitics

Bannon Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Border Wall Fundraising Scheme

A school hallway.

What's The Risk Of Changing Classes?

A babysitter.

How Risky Is A Babysitter?

AP/Evan VucciPolitics

Pres. Trump Campaigns In Swing States During Democratic Convention

A carpool.

How Risky Is A School Carpool?

Several swings on a playground.

How Risky Is A School Playground?