Words Out of Context: League of Conservation Voters vs. Davis

A TV ad from an environmental group called the League of Conservation Voters edits a quote about climate change from Rep. Rodney Davis (R., Ill.) to alter its meaning.






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Overstating Effects: Durbin on Evaporation of Great Lakes

Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) exaggerates when he attributes the record-low water levels of the Great Lakes to climate change.











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Loaded Language: Durbin on ‘War on Science’

Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) responds to the Republicans’ use of the term ‘war on coal’ with his own loaded term, “war on science.”











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Loaded Language: House Republicans on ‘War on Coal’

When Republican lawmakers in the House refer to a “war on coal,” they are employing hyperbolic language.











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False Categorical: Obama on U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions

President Obama (D) employs a false categorical when he makes a claim about the United States’ reduction of total carbon pollution.











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Overstating Effects: Boehner on Obama Climate Change Plan

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) exaggerates the effect of President Obama’s climate-change policy on the cost of electricity in Ohio.











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Selective Use of Evidence: Stewart on Climate Change Survey

Rep. Chris Stewart (R., Utah) cherry-picks numbers from an online survey to support his opinion that the science on climate change is “anything but settled.”











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Deceptive Framing: Organizing for Action vs. Broun on Climate Change

Organizing for Action, a nonprofit group that supports President Obama’s policies, employs deceptive framing in a web video by editing together a 2011 House vote and 2009 statement from Rep. Paul Broun (R., Ga.).











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Out of Context: Democratic Video on Climate Change ‘Hoax’

A nonprofit group called Organizing for Action that champions President Obama’s policies distorts a House vote about who should set climate change policy.











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