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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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A dinner.

What's The Risk Of Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner?

An airplane.

What's The Risk Of Flying to Visit Others?

A family in a car.

What's The Risk Of Driving to Visit Others?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attends hearing virtually
Associated Press / Pool ImageTech

Senate Scrutinizes Facebook, Twitter's Handling Of Election Content

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks on the phone to President-elect Joe Biden
Twitter / Justin TrudeauPolitics

World Leaders Call Biden, Vow COVID And Climate Change Collaboration

President Donald Trump looks at his phone
AP / Alex BrandonTech

President Trump To Lose Twitter Protections After Leaving White House

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris
AP/ Carolyn KasterPolitics

President-elect Biden Unveils COVID-19 Advisory Board

President-elect Joe Biden
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

President-Elect Joe Biden Addresses Nation

Vote counting during the 2000 election

Supreme Court May Not Be A Lifeline For Trump Like It Was For Bush

Person counts Nevada ballots

Vote Counts Continue Despite Trump Campaign's Legal Challenges

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Meg Kinnard / APPolitics

Democrats Favored To Win Seats In U.S. House, Senate

People put ballots through counting machine.
Lynne Sladky / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: When Do All The Votes Have To Be Counted?

Poll workers process ballots
Seth Wenig / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: What Does 'Precincts Reporting' Mean?

People stand in line to vote

Experts Say Record Early Voter Turnout In Texas Favors Joe Biden


Texas Surpasses 2016 Total Turnout Despite Stiff Voting Restrictions

Man puts ballots into counting machine.

Vote Smarter 2020: How Are Winners Projected Before Votes Are Counted?

Man inserts ballot into scanning machine

Vote Smarter 2020: What Happens If There's A Dispute Over A Ballot?

A large pile of mail-in ballots.
Don Ryan / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Does Counting Mail-In Ballots Take Longer?

Voter registration form.
Nam Y. Huh / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Register To Vote On Election Day?

American Airlines A321

American Airlines Pilot: Masks 'Widely Disregarded' In The Cockpit

Voting precinct in Missouri
Charlie Riedel / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Will Precincts Be Open On Election Day?

Nurse prepares experimental COVID-19 vaccine
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APSci/Health

Medical Experts Talk Distribution Of Possible COVID Vaccine

Man with early voting sign.
Nam Y. Huh / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Do Some States Vote Earlier Than Others?

An official provisional ballot
Mike Stewart / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: What Is A Provisional Ballot?

Bins of absentee ballots
Ted S. Warren / APPolitics

Vote Smarter 2020: When Do States Start Counting Mail-In Ballots?

Charles Dharapak / APU.S.

Pentagon's Inspector General to Audit DOD's CARES Act Spending

Man votes using voting machine.

Vote Smarter 2020: Why Are Voting Laws Different In Each State?

A protester at a Trump campaign rally holds a Q sign.
AP Photo/Matt RourkePolitics

Spanish-Language Disinformation Targets Latino Voters, Spreading Fast

Poll workers inside Washington, D.C. precinct.

Vote Smarter 2020: Who's Allowed To Be Inside Polling Places?

A 2020 general election ballot.

Vote Smarter 2020: Can You Take A Picture Of Your Ballot?