A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

A ‘Drug Deal’ Gone Bad

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.

Tugging At Heartstrings With Loose Facts

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.

Jailhouse Gang?

Santorum ad misleadingly portrays Casey’s “campaign team” as a posse of lawbreakers and suspects, though none actually work for Casey.

Misquoting Lincoln

Bush supporters falsely quote Lincoln as advocating arresting, exiling or hanging members of Congress who damage military morale in wartime.

New RNC Web Ad Blurs History

Another video on homeland security twists Democrats’ words and exaggerates “the Republican record.”