Overstating Effects: NRA on Expanding Background Checks

A letter from NRA lobbyist Chris W. Cox overstates the potential effects of the “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013.”

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Overstating Effects: Immigration’s Effect on Population

A group called Californians for Population Stabilization exaggerates the increase in population caused by immigrants.

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False Categorical: Romney vs. Obama on Immigration

When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney claims that President Obama (D) “did nothing” on immigration, he is employing a false categorical.

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Baseline Bluff: Sequestration and Deficit Cuts

President Obama (D) oversells the effect of $4 million in deficit reduction on the country’s finances.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Deficit Reduction

President Obama (D) oversells the effect of $4 million in deficit reduction on the country’s finances.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Insurance for Young Adults

In 2012, President Obama (D) stretched the facts when he described the numbers already affected by the Affordable Care Act’s provision allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance plan up to the age of 26.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on “17 Million Kids” and Preexisting Conditions

A 2012 Obama campaign film exaggerated the total number of children with a preexisting condition who were denied insurance coverage before the Affordable Care Act.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Families Saving $2,500

In 2009, President Obama (D) stretched the truth about the “saving” on health care costs for families.

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Overstating Effects: Obama on Premium Costs

President Obama (D) oversells the effects of the Affordable Care Act on premium costs and overall spending in a 2012 presidential debate.

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