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Danny Matteson

Producer/Editor

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.

  Recent Work
Marianne Williamson
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Marianne Williamson Overstates Property Tax's Impact On Education

Rep. Bobby Scott
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Rep. Scott Says Federal Minimum Wage Can't Pay For 2-Bed Apartment

Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew Yang
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Fact-Checking Night 2 Of Democratic Presidential Debate In Detroit

Democratic presidential candidates on debate stage
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Fact-Checking Debate Comments From Sanders And Delaney On Health Care

Rep. John Ratcliffe
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GOP Rep. Says Volume 2 Of Mueller Report Never Should've Been Written

Democratic presidential candidates on stage
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'What The Fact' Full Episode: Fact-Checking The Big Issues Of 2020

Julián Castro.
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Castro: Illegal Border Crossing Used To Be Enforced As A Civil Crime

Insulin bottle
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Sen. Rick Scott's Tweet On Insulin Prices Leaves Out Some Context

Rep. Ilhan Omar and President Donald Trump
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No, President Trump, Rep. Omar Didn't Call Al-Qaeda 'Great'

Sen. Cory Booker.
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Booker Says Pot Arrests Outnumber Violent Crime Arrests In The U.S.

Pete Buttigieg talks with voters.
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Buttigieg Comment On Racial Disparity Lacks Data To Back It Up

Sen. Cory Booker
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Trump Campaign Criticizes Booker For Past Donations From Big Pharma

CBP officers check migrants' IDs
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Trump Is Wrong To Blame Obama For Family Separation Policy

Undocumented immigrants leave a U.S. federal court in shackles.
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Immigration Judges Are In Very Short Supply. Here's Why

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What's The Story Behind The 15-Year US-EU Aircraft Subsidy Dispute?

President Donald Trump at his 2020 campaign kickoff rally
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Trump Highlights The Economy During Campaign Kickoff Speech

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks to reporters
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Gillibrand Makes Big Error In Criticizing Trump On Bump Stocks

The back of President Donald Trump's head
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Trump Says He's The Most Transparent POTUS — Evidence Says Otherwise

Joe Biden
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Biden Says 1994 Crime Bill Didn't Cause 'Mass Incarceration'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Deceptively Edited Videos Misrepresent Nancy Pelosi's Speech

President Donald Trump
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Trump Says US' Merit-Based Immigration Lags Behind Other Countries

Sen. Cory Booker
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Booker Makes Overly Broad Comment About Lack Of Federal Gun Laws

Rep. Dan Crenshaw
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Rep. Crenshaw Wrongly Says Vast Majority Of Asylum Claims Are Invalid

President Donald Trump talks to the media.
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President Trump Keeps Saying China Is Paying The Tariffs. He's Wrong.

A doctor talks to a female patient.
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Fact-Check: When Do 'Most Women' Find Out They're Pregnant?

Sen. Kamala Harris
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Kamala Harris Makes 'Slip Of The Tongue' About Women And Minimum Wage

Sen. Amy Klobuchar
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Klobuchar Calls Out Drug Settlements That Keep Generics Off The Market

Joe Biden
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Critics Are Trying To Use Biden's Long Voting History Against Him

Jared Kushner at Time 100 Summit
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Jared Kushner Made A Wildly Inaccurate Claim About Russian Influence

Nurse takes blood pressure
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California Is A Leader On Health Care Issues, But It's Not Alone