Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Americans for a Conservative Direction

Americans for a Conservative Direction, a group connected to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us, hijacks the credibility of a news source when it implies in an ad that the quotes from a conservative columnist’s opinion pieces are from a major paper’s editorial board or news stories.

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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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Rewriting History: Rubio on Pathway to Citizenship

Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) mischaracterizes his past position on a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

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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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Misrepresenting Evidence: NRA on Police Survey

Ads from the National Rifle Association make a false claim about police officers’ opinions on background checks for gun buyers.

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Rewriting History: Obama vs. NRA on Background Checks

President Obama (D) mischaracterizes the National Rifle Association’s history on supporting background checks for gun purchasers.

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Rewriting History: Biden on NRA and Background Checks

Vice President Joe Biden (D) mischaracterizes the National Rifle Association’s history on supporting background checks.

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Misconstruing History: Obama on Supreme Court Precedents

President Barack Obama (D) asserts that the Supreme Court overturning the Affordable Care Act would be unprecedented when, historically, that is not the case.

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