Ghost stories are fanciful, frightening tales told to children. But political claims about Medicare cuts are stories used to scare senior citizens. Such distortions are currently on display in the high-profile Kentucky Senate race.
Senate Minority Leader Mitchell McConnell misquoted EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy when he claimed in a floor speech that she conceded the administration’s new climate change plan is “a war on coal.”
A liberal-leaning group founded by former MoveOn.org strategists.
Affiliated liberal groups founded by a Democratic political strategist and heavily funded by labor unions.
A super PAC formed in 2013 with the goal of pushing the Republican Party further right.
Republicans have distorted a Congressional Budget Office report, wrongly claiming that it said the Affordable Care Act would cause more than 2 million people to “lose their jobs.”
Conservative PACs aiming to elect “true” conservatives to Congress and defeat incumbent Republicans that fall short of that standard.
A Democratic super PAC created to “protect and expand the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate.”