A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Disconnecting the Dots in Arkansas

A TV ad says Rep. Tom Cotton was “paid handsomely working for insurance companies” and wants to transform Medicare in ways that would benefit the industry at the expense of seniors. But there’s no evidence Cotton did work for insurers.

Americans United for Change

Americans United for Change is a liberal group whose message closely mirrors that of the Obama White House.

House Majority PAC

A super PAC focused on returning Democrats to the majority in the House.

Free Gas For Low-Income Americans?

Q: Is it true that Obamacare provides for opening “free gasoline” service stations for low-income people?
A: No. This rumor was started by a satirical news story.

Sen. Feinstein’s Husband & the Postal Service

Q: Does Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, Richard Blum, own a company that has an exclusive contract to sell United States Postal Service property?
A: Blum has an interest in the CBRE Group, which won a competitive contract to sell postal facilities. He is its board chairman and owns an investment firm that holds less than 5 percent of its stock.