A TV ad from a tea party group plays word games in an attempt to align Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on health care, immigration and the federal debt.
Boehner vs. Castro on the Exchange
Free Gas For Low-Income Americans?
The Keg Stand Obamacare Ads
Cruz Distorts ACA Impact on Seniors, Children
FactChecking ‘Pernicious’ Obamacare Claims
ObamaCare by the Numbers
False Assumptions on the Health Care Law
GOP Budget Revives ‘Obamacare’ Claims
The release of the House GOP budget by Rep. Paul Ryan has sparked a resurgence of false and misleading claims about the Affordable Care Act, which the budget seeks to largely repeal. On the Sunday talk shows, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee, and Sen. Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin, each distorted the facts regarding revenues raised in the health care law. And Ryan wrongly said the law would take money away from Medicare and ration benefits for seniors.
‘Obamacare’ to cost $20,000 a Family?
Q: Did the IRS say that the cheapest health insurance plan under the federal health care law would cost $20,000 per family?
A: No. The IRS used $20,000 in a hypothetical example to illustrate how it will calculate the tax penalty for a family that fails to obtain health coverage as required by law. Treasury says the figure “is not an estimate of premiums.”