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False Debate Claims Put in Ads

Two claims from the fifth Republican debate that we flagged as misleading are now being used in new TV ads.

Bush Attacks Obama, With All Due Respect

Jeb Bush claims that President Obama “believes that America’s leadership and presence in the world is not a force for good.” But we found 19 instances of Obama describing the U.S. as “a force for good,” or something very similar.

Social Security Bunk — Again

Here we go again: another phony and misleading claim that somebody is “robbing Social Security.”