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FactCheck Mailbag, Week of Aug. 3-Aug. 9

This week, readers sent us more comments about the Medicare ad featuring Andy Griffith, plus a comment about the difference between being misleading and telling an outright lie.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Lobbying group representing more than 3 million businesses. Leans Right-center.

Americans United for Change

Democratic-leaning group originally formed in 2005 to oppose President George W. Bush’s Social Security proposal.

American Action Network

Founded by a former Republican senator and a former GOP House aide. Leans GOP/Right-center.

American Crossroads

Conservative-leaning group founded with help from Karl Rove and former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie.