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Democratic Deceptions

TV ads tie Donald Trump to GOP candidates who don’t support him.

House Majority PAC

A super PAC that supports Democratic candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, aiming to put them back in the majority.

Moldy Baloney About Vets’ Benefits

A Democratic PAC is serving up some 11-year-old baloney in an attempt to keep ex-House member Doug Ose from returning to Congress.

Bogus Attack in Coal Mine Country

A TV ad in West Virginia’s 3rd District falsely claims that Republican Evan Jenkins “vowed to repeal black lung benefits.” Jenkins vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, not end black lung benefits.

House Majority PAC

A super PAC focused on returning Democrats to the majority in the House.

Whistle-blower? Not So Much

An ad from a Democratic group claims that Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick “blew the whistle on the disastrous health care website.” But Kirkpatrick didn’t expose any secret wrongdoing.

Democrats’ ‘End Medicare’ Whopper, Again

Can the “Lie of the Year” still be used to defeat Republicans? Democrats hope so, and a super PAC is using an Iowa congressional race to retest the claim that House Republicans voted to “end Medicare.” But we find the Iowa ads to be little improved from last year, when …

House Majority PAC

A new “super PAC” focused on returning Democrats to the majority in the House.