Out of Context: Restore Our Future vs. Obama ‘It worked’

A TV ad from pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future takes President Obama’s remarks about his proposed deficit-reduction plan out of context.

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Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Obama vs. Romney on Taxes

A TV ad by the Obama campaign attributes quotes to CNN when they are actually the opinions of two outside tax experts with Democratic leanings.

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Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Romney vs. Obama on ‘War on Religion’

A Romney campaign ad attributes a headline attacking President Obama to the San Antonio Express-News. The headline actually appeared on an opinion piece by a nationally syndicated columnist who has worked for Republicans.

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Out of Context: Obama ‘You Didn’t Build That’

Videos by Scott Brown’s (R., Mass.) Senate campaign and the campaign of presumptive Republican party nominee Mitt Romney (R., Mass.) take a statement by President Obama out of context.

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Hearsay: Reid and Pelosi ‘Didn’t Pay Taxes’ vs. Romney

Citing an unidentified source, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) makes a claim that Gov. Mitt Romney (R., Mass.) didn’t pay taxes for 10 years. Citing Reid, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) reiterates Reid’s claim.

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Misplaced Referent: Romney vs. Obama ‘It Worked’

A web video by Gov. Mitt Romney (R) attacks President Obama (D) by taking a quote out of context.

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Misplaced Referent: Obama ‘You Didn’t Build That’

Ads by the campaign of presumptive Republican party nominee Mitt Romney, the third-party group National Republican Congressional Committee and the third-party group American Crossroads take a statement by President Obama out of context.

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Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Romney vs. Obama on Solyndra

An ad by the Romney campaign cites Dept. of Energy Insp. Gen., Newsweek 11/12/11 as the source when the cited material comes from an excerpt of a book by a conservative writer featured in Newsweek.

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Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Josh Mandel vs. Sherrod Brown

An ad by Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R., Ohio) suggests that an article in the New York Times indicted actions by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) when in fact the article didn’t even mention his name.

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