A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Swiftly Defending DeLay

A somewhat misleading pro-DeLay ad is funded by $200,000 from a donor who also bankrolled the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

New Group, Old Habits

A liberal group re-names itself and launches a $1-million ad campaign making dubious claims.

Defaming DeLay?

Houston TV stations refuse to run a liberal TV ad accusing DeLay of “corruption” after his lawyer threatens to sue. We look at the facts.

Anti-Alito Ad Uses Selective Quotes

It cites a study saying Alito ruled to narrow privacy rights. It didn’t quote the part saying he’s seen as restrained and nonpartisan.

Does Alito Pretend To Be A Moderate?

We examine a MoveOn.org ad saying he “plays one on TV,” and implying he gives misleading answers to “problem” questions.

Dueling Alito Ads

A liberal ad suggests Alito can’t be trusted. A conservative ad says he’s admired. We supply context.

Polling in Iraq: Who’s Right?

Bush says 70 per cent of Iraqis see their lives going well, but MoveOn.org says most Iraqis want US troops out. Both sides are right, up to a point.

Democratic Radio Ads Can Stand Clarification

Radio ads being run by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee refer to three Ohio Republicans as “rubberstamp Republicans” for initiatives supported by the President. In fact, their voting records are about average for Republican House members.