Former President Bill Clinton says California’s Proposition 87 will help “save the planet” and Al Gore says it’s the one thing the state can do to “free us from foreign oil.” Both sides are overselling.
Accusations Without Evidence and Moldy Bunk in Virginia
An ad sponsored by Republican Sen. George Allen’s campaign features an undocumented accusation against Democratic challenger Jim Webb.
‘XXX’ Marks the Spot Where Campaign Ads Head South
In an ad that many viewers will find distasteful, Republican House candidate Vernon Robinson accuses Democratic Rep. Brad Miller of voting to spend money on silly-sounding sex studies.
Big Sugar Sours Florida Governor’s Race with Falsehoods
In the Florida Democratic primary for governor, Rep. Jim Davis has been the target of a series of attacks by outside groups funded largely by U.S. Sugar Corp.
Guilt by Association
A Liberal group accuses evangelist James Dobson of being ‘knee deep’ in the Jack Abramoff scandal, but there’s no evidence of a connection.
Asbestos Lawsuits: Which Republican is Misleading?
Sen. Specter attacks former House Republican Leader Armey as “just another paid lobbyist spreading disinformation” about his asbestos bill. Neither is telling the real story.
Judicial Fight Prompts Dueling, Distorted Ads
Millions are being spent on rival ads supporting and opposing two of President Bush’s most controversial judicial selections. Neither ad is completely accurate.
Are Democrats Causing Delays in Court?
Contrary to a pro-Bush TV ad, Republicans share the blame for “empty courtrooms,” and delays are shorter now than they were before Bush.