A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Partisan Spin on Gorsuch Vote

As the Senate considers Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, senators on both sides have engaged in partisan spin over the number of votes required to approve his nomination.

Thune’s Estate Tax Distortions

In making his pitch to repeal the estate tax, Sen. John Thune grossly inflated an out-of-date statistic about the percentage of businesses forced to liquidate because of the tax.