Overgeneralization: Blunt on Income Verification

Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) makes a false claim about the income verification requirement of the federal health care law.






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Insinuation: Americans for Prosperity on Health Insurance Premiums

An ad by the third party group calling itself Americans for Prosperity asks misleading questions about the impact of the Affordable Care Act.











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Straw Person Argument: Pittenger on Exemption for Congress

Rep. Rob Pittenger (R., N.C.) employs a straw person argument 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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Insinuation: FAIR vs. Ryan on Wisconsin Workers

An ad from the third-party group Federation for American Immigration Reform unfairly implies that Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has a low opinion of workers’ skills in Wisconsin.











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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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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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Insinuation: American Crossroads vs. Hillary Clinton

A web ad from the super PAC American Crossroads uses rhetorical questions to imply that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton acted inappropriately after the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.











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