Overstating Effects: Obama on Health Care’s Cost Curve

President Barack Obama (D) exaggerates when he credits the health care law with bending the health care spending curve.

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Outdated Evidence: Cruz on Job Growth

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) cites an outdated quote from Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, to assert that the Affordable Care Act is slowing job growth.

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Words Out of Context: Senate Conservatives Fund on Baucus ‘Train Wreck’

An ad from the Senate Conservatives Fund takes out of context comments by Sen. Max Baucus (D., Mont.) regarding the Affordable Care Act.

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Red Herring: Gohmert vs. Obama on Individual Mandate

In his repeated attacks on President Obama for not postponing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R., Texas) falsely asserts that a person making $14,000 who can’t afford insurance would owe extra income tax.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Premium Costs Through Exchanges

President Obama (D) exaggerates when he claims that everyone who is currently uninsured will be able to get coverage through exchanges at a “significantly cheaper rate.”

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Insinuation: Americans for Prosperity on ACA and Government Role

A conservative advocacy group called Americans for Prosperity employs a rhetorical question in an ad to misleadingly imply that the government will be involved in health care decisions.

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Insinuation: Americans for Prosperity on ACA and Choice of Doctor

An ad from a conservative advocacy group called Americans for Prosperity employs a rhetorical question to misleadingly imply that under the Affordable Care Act, individuals won’t be able to choose their own doctor.

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Selective Use of Evidence: American Commitment on Medicaid

In a series of Web ads, a third-party group calling itself American Commitment distorts information from a study of the health effects of Medicaid coverage. The ads urge Arizona lawmakers to reject Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicare expansion proposal under the Affordable Care Act.

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Insinuation: Paul on IRS and Affordable Care Act

Based on unfounded speculation, Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) implies a link between the IRS controversy and the Affordable Care Act.

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