Overstating Effects: Romney on Advisory Board

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney misstates the role of the Independent Payment Advisory Board created under the Affordable Care Act.

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Overstating Effects: Romney on Loss of Health Insurance

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney exaggerates the number of Americans who are likely to lose employer-sponsored health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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Overstating Effects: Ryan on ‘Taxpayer Funding of Abortion’

In a claim about funding for abortion, Rep. Paul Ryan (R) overstates the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

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Loaded Language: Ryan ‘Raid’ on Medicare

When Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) uses the word “raid” to describe the reduction of future spending for Medicare under the Affordable Care Act, he is using loaded language to imply the action is questionable.

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Overstating Effects: Ryan on the Affordable Care Act’s Effect on Hospitals

Rep. Paul Ryan (R) exaggerates the effect of the Affordable Care Act on hospitals and nursing homes.

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Overstating Effects: Johnson on Affordable Care Act Taxes

Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) overstates effects about the Affordable Care Act causing middle-income tax increases, as only a small percent of middle-income tax payers will see a noticeable tax increase.

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Understating Effects: Wasserman Schultz on $1 Trillion in Taxes

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) underplays the cost of the Affordable Care Act to taxpayers.

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Overstating Problem: Rangel on Assault Weapons

Rep. Charles Rangel (D., N.Y.) uses inaccurately high numbers to advance his position on gun legislation.

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Overstating Effects: Bachmann on Affordable Care Act ‘Literally Kills’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.) exaggerates the consequences of the Affordable Care Act.

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