Overstating Effects: Cruz on UPS Employee Health Insurance

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) leaves out important details when he says that the spouses of 15,000 UPS employees will lose their health insurance under the federal health care law.






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Overstating Effects: Boehner on Medical Device Tax

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) exaggerates when he claims that the Affordable Care Act is costing the U.S. “tens of thousands” of jobs.











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Overstating Effects: Obama on Health Savings

President Barack Obama (D) exaggerates when he credits the health care law with bending the health care spending curve.











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Overstating Effects: Obama on Health Care’s Cost Curve

President Barack Obama (D) exaggerates when he credits the health care law with bending the health care spending curve.











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Overstating Effects: Obama on Premium Costs Through Exchanges

President Obama (D) exaggerates when he claims that everyone who is currently uninsured will be able to get coverage through exchanges at a “significantly cheaper rate.”











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False Categorical: Lew on Debt Ceiling Debate

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew employs a false categorical when he makes a claim about debate over the debt ceiling.











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Overstating Effects: Labrador on Number of Immigrants Getting Legal Status

Rep. Raul Labrador (R., Idaho) exaggerates the number of people living in the United States illegally who would gain legal status under the Senate immigration bill.











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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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