In four separate TV spots Republican Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri falsely attributes several unflattering quotes about his opponent to the Kansas City Star.
The Republican National Committee’s latest ad – a 2006 version of President Johnson’s famous 1964 “Daisy” commercial against Barry Goldwater – invokes the threat of a nuclear attack by al Qaeda.
The DCCC’s evidence that Florida Republican Clay Shaw took part in a “drug deal” when he voted for the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan is flimsy at best.
Democrat Chris Murphy’s ad falsely implies that incumbent Republican Rep. Nancy Johnson failed to respond to a local resident’s pleas for help with her son’s medical problems.
An ad sponsored by Republican Sen. George Allen’s campaign features an undocumented accusation against Democratic challenger Jim Webb.
Two ads in Iowa attempt to damage congressional candidates Bruce Braley and Mike Whalen by critiquing Braley’s stance on energy and by pointing out Whalen’s radical endorsements, but both are misleading.
GOP candidate Michael Steele misleadingly accuses Democratic Rep. Ben Cardin of taking “money from special interests” and then voting against importing cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.
Former President Bill Clinton took on critics who have questioned why he didn’t do more during his time in the White House to eliminate Osama bin Laden.
Clay Shaw attacks Democrat opponent Ron Klein for being a lobbyist at the state level, but Klein is only a registered lobbyist locally in Palm Beach County.
An attack ad by Republican Sen. George Allen tries to portray his opponent, Democrat James Webb, as a lightweight, wrongly claiming he served under former President Ronald Reagan for 10 months before quitting.