Misrepresenting Evidence: Colbert Busch on Affordable Care Act Cost

South Carolina congressional candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) cites misleading figures when she claims the Affordable Care Act will result in a “$500 billion higher cost” than anticipated.

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Selective Use of Evidence: Sanford on Affordable Care Act and Debt

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) omits key information when discussing the Affordable Care Act’s effect on the national debt.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Insurance for Young Adults

In 2012, President Obama (D) stretched the facts when he described the numbers already affected by the Affordable Care Act’s provision allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance plan up to the age of 26.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on “17 Million Kids” and Preexisting Conditions

A 2012 Obama campaign film exaggerated the total number of children with a preexisting condition who were denied insurance coverage before the Affordable Care Act.

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Promises That Can’t Be Kept: Obama on Keeping Health Insurance Plan

President Obama (D) wrongly asserts that under proposed health care legislation, individuals will not be forced to change insurance plans.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Families Saving $2,500

In 2009, President Obama (D) stretched the truth about the “saving” on health care costs for families.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Premium Costs

President Obama (D) oversells the effects of the Affordable Care Act on premium costs and overall spending in a 2012 presidential debate.

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Overstating Effects: Romney on Advisory Board

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney misstates the role of the Independent Payment Advisory Board created under the Affordable Care Act.

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Overstating Effects: Romney on Loss of Health Insurance

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney exaggerates the number of Americans who are likely to lose employer-sponsored health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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