Promises That Can’t Be Kept: Obama on Keeping Health Insurance Plan

President Obama (D) wrongly asserts that under proposed health care legislation, individuals will not be forced to change insurance plans.






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Overestimating an Individual’s Power: Balancing the Budget

Former President Bill Clinton (D) and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich exaggerate their role in determining the federal budget.











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Promises That Cant Be Kept: Obama on Health Care for Every American

When candidate Barack Obama said that as president he would make health care available to “every single American,” he was promising to do something that was not in his power to deliver.











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Out of Their Control: Cutting the Debt

A third-party group called Crossroads GPS urges viewers to tell President Obama to cut the national debt, but doing so requires action by Congress.











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Out of Their Control: Gas Prices

Attack ads falsely assume that the president can control the price of gasoline.











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Taking Undeserved Credit: Clinton on New Jobs

In an Obama campaign ad, former President Bill Clinton (D) claims that under his administration, 22 million new jobs were created, but most of the factors affecting jobs are not under a president’s control.











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Ignoring Role of Congress: Repealing ‘Obamacare’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act if elected. But he ignores the fact that Congress would have to pass legislation to do so.











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Campaign Promises

FlackCheck.org’s response to some of Mitt Romney’s recent campaign promises.











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