The Republican party attacks Sen. Byrd and he responds. Both use misleading material.
Both sides twist and hype the case of a CIA agent’s leaked identity. We document what’s known so far.
Senators from both sides make false claims about Roe v. Wade.
Groups launch new ads only hours after Supreme Court vacancy announced. Each side portrays the other as extreme, even before a nominee is named.
Bush says “progress is uneven” in Iraq, but accentuates positive evidence and mostly ignores the negative.
Pro-Bush group’s ad faults Democrats for criticisms they haven’t yet made, about a Supreme Court nominee who hasn’t been named, to a vacancy that doesn’t yet exist.
The ad is accurate. But it leaves out details on how Kerry would pay for his proposal, and what it might cost.
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In TV and radio ads two conservative groups greatly overstate the burden that the federal estate tax puts on heirs to a family farm or business.
Abortions rising under Bush? Not true. How that false claim came to be – and lives on.