GOAL of this assignment: To analyze the truthfulness of major candidates for the presidency.
Number of citations required: 5
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Complete both Part 1 and Part 2.
Part 1: Select a major Republican Party candidate AND a major Democratic Party candidate. Find at least 5 statements by each candidate that are false. At least 1 statement must come from a speech and at least 1 statement must come from a formal paid advertisement. The remaining 3 statements can be from any source (including speeches and advertisements). Analyze why each statement is false and discuss why the candidate made that statement.
For a list of fact-checking services, go to: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/elections/list-fact-checking-websites .
Part 2: Predict which candidate will win the Republican Party nomination AND which will win the Democratic Party nomination and explain the reasons for your predictions. Next, predict which candidate will win the electoral college and become the new president.
Again, explain the reasons for your prediction.