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Gephardt TV Ad Misleads on Job Loss

In a TV ad that aired in Iowa, Dick Gephardt says the President has “lost more jobs than the last 11 Presidents, ” which is incorrect.

Dean TV Ad: Rewriting His Own History

In a TV ad, Howard Dean looks straight at the camera and says, “I’m against spending another $87 billion” in Iraq. But in fact, Dean has previously expressed conditional support for the $87 billion, not opposition.

Edwards Ad Falsely Claims Taxes Have Increased

A TV ad called “Yours” began airing late September, in which Edwards speaks directly to camera to say “Washington ’s not working for you. …Millionaires’ taxes keep going down while yours go up.” It’s false.