A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Partisan Website Recycles Old Charges

Q: Has the “head” of the Democratic Party been “hauled out in handcuffs”?

A: No. A partisan website has used decade-old charges against an Alabama Democrat as clickbait.

Al Franken on GOP Support for Roy Moore

Sen. Al Franken said Republican Roy Moore — who has been accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls — is running for the U.S. Senate “with the full support of his party.” That’s not entirely accurate.

Editing Out the Facts in Alabama

In a Republican primary runoff in Alabama’s 6th Congressional District, Paul DeMarco’s TV ad leaves the false impression that Gary Palmer supported a $1.2 billion tax plan.

Who’s Fooling Whom in Alabama?

A TV ad accuses Alabama congressional candidate Dean Young of fooling “good Christian people” into making contributions to a political action committee “for his own profit.” That’s nonsense.