A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Louie Gohmert’s Health Care Hooey

Rep. Louie Gohmert is wrong when he says a “poor guy out there making $14,000” is “going to pay extra income tax if he cannot afford to pay the several thousand dollars for an Obamacare policy.”

Obama Overpromises on Premiums

President Obama claimed that all of the currently uninsured would be able to get coverage on the exchanges “at a significantly cheaper rate than what they can get right now on the individual market” even without federal tax credits.

Immigration Group Twists Ryan’s Words

A group that opposes the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration bill claims that Rep. Paul Ryan said “we have a labor shortage in Wisconsin.”

Arkansas Race Off to Misleading Start

The Arkansas Senate race got off to a dubious start as both major party candidates found themselves under attack in misleading TV ads.

Christie vs. Paul and the Facts

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conflated statistics when he claimed Sen. Rand Paul’s “pork-barrel spending” is the reason Kentucky receives more federal funds than New Jersey for every tax dollar it sends to Washington.

ObamaCare by the Numbers

The Republican National Committee claims that 8.2 million Americans can’t find full-time jobs “partly due to ObamaCare.” But that figure is the total number of part-time workers in the U.S. seeking full-time work.

Deficits Falling (From Way Up)

In recent speeches, President Obama has repeatedly claimed that “our deficits are falling at the fastest rate in 60 years.” That’s not true.