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Blackburn Takes on ‘The Science Guy’

Arguing against White House efforts on climate change, Rep. Marsha Blackburn mangled the facts and misrepresented the words of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

ACA Impact on Per Capita Cost of Health Care

Rep. Chris Van Hollen claims the Affordable Care Act “has resulted in significantly reducing the per capita cost of health care.” To be clear, the per capita cost of health care is rising. Van Hollen’s office says he meant that the ACA has significantly reduced the growth in health care costs.

League of Conservation Voters

An environmental group launched in 1969 that targets a “Dirty Dozen” list of politicians for defeat.

More Than 9 Million Newly Insured

Top Democrats, including President Obama, have credited the Affordable Care Act for more than 9 million Americans obtaining health insurance. But that’s an exaggerated figure that includes individuals who renewed Medicaid coverage and others who switched insurance to plans on the exchanges.

Distortions in Mississippi GOP Primary

A super PAC supporting Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is trying to turn the tables on his tea-party-backed challenger in the GOP primary.

In Florida Ad: Recycled Quote Still Wrong

A TV ad from the conservative Americans for Prosperity recycles an old — and inaccurate — clip of Florida Rep. Steve Southerland blaming the Affordable Care Act for a “$1,200 increase” in health care premiums.