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Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the latest member of the Kennedy dynasty to run for president, regularly shares a dizzying range of falsehoods and conspiracy theories. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Untangling Disinformation

RFK Jr. is building a presidential campaign around conspiracy theories

The latest member of the Kennedy dynasty to run for president regularly shares a dizzying range of falsehoods and conspiracy theories on podcasts and at other campaign appearances.

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the latest member of the Kennedy dynasty to run for president, regularly shares a dizzying range of falsehoods and conspiracy theories. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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RFK Jr. is building a presidential campaign around conspiracy theories

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