The Trump campaign has launched a misleading attack ad on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his past statements on China.
Issues: campaign ads
A Discussion of Digital Campaign Ads and 2020
Sanders Adviser Makes False Claim
2008 FactCheck Awards
Sweeney No Sweet-Talker In Kitchen-Sink Attack
GOP Rep. John Sweeney’s ad goes after his opponent, first-time House candidate Kirsten Gillibrand, with a half-dozen accusations layered over a soundtrack that’s somehow both scary and sad. The ad tars Gillibrand with everything from taking illegal contributions to hiring a consultant tied to the Abramoff lobbying scandal to making children cry at a Sweeney rally, and more.
When Democrats Attack
Gauging by the attack ads flowing from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s House contenders are running against Exxon, Pfizer and Bush. The ads tie Republican House candidates to unpopular industries and an unpopular President. Some of these ads are exaggerations.
Talent For Deception
In four separate TV spots Republican Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri falsely attributes several unflattering quotes about his opponent to the Kansas City Star.
Big Sugar Sours Florida Governor’s Race with Falsehoods
In the Florida Democratic primary for governor, Rep. Jim Davis has been the target of a series of attacks by outside groups funded largely by U.S. Sugar Corp.
Hillary Clinton’s Voting Record Distorted
Republican challenger John Spencer falsely claims she opposes the Patriot Act, which she voted for twice.
Chamber of Commerce Ad Misleads Some Business Owners
Ads thanking lawmakers for voting for Medicare Bill include four too many.