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Sanders Didn’t Call for 52% Tax on $29,000 Incomes

Sanders Didn’t Call for 52% Tax on $29,000 Incomes

A viral post claims, falsely, that Sen. Bernie Sanders at a recent debate called for a tax rate of 52% on incomes of $29,000 or more to pay for his Medicare for All plan. He didn’t. That figure was floated as a potential marginal tax rate for income above $10 million.

FactChecking Biden’s CNN Town Hall

FactChecking Biden’s CNN Town Hall

In a televised town hall, former Vice President Joe Biden made several false or misleading statements while commenting on climate change, veterans and health care.

Sanders Misleads on Family Health Care Costs

Sanders Misleads on Family Health Care Costs

Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to make the misleading claim that “the average family of four spends $28,000 a year on health care.” That’s the projected average cost for employer-sponsored health insurance for “typical” families of that size, but the employer paid 56% of the total amount in 2018.

The Facts on Medicare for All

The Facts on Medicare for All

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his Medicare for All plan “would provide comprehensive and cost-effective health care for everyone,” while the White House has said it would “mandate a decrease or elimination of choice and competition.” Let’s look at the details of this proposal.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Misguided Tweet

Ocasio-Cortez’s Misguided Tweet

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that $21 trillion worth of “Pentagon accounting errors” could finance two-thirds of Medicare for All. It can’t.

Trump Stump Speeches: Health Care

Trump Stump Speeches: Health Care

President Donald Trump has made health care — in particular a “Medicare for All” plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders — a main theme in his campaign rallies across the country.

Misleading Ads from Leading GOP PAC

Misleading Ads from Leading GOP PAC

Congressional Leadership Fund, the highest-spending super PAC seeking to sway House races in the upcoming midterms, has been flooding TV airwaves around the country with ads attacking Democrats running in close races. But we found that some of those ads are misleading.

FactChecking Trump’s Medicare Op-Ed

FactChecking Trump’s Medicare Op-Ed

In an op-ed for USA Today, President Donald Trump made a series of false and misleading statements about Medicare and health insurance in general.

Video: ‘Medicare-for-All’ Claims

Video: ‘Medicare-for-All’ Claims

CNN’s Jake Tapper examines claims made by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about the cost of “Medicare-for-all.”