Overstating Problem: Cantor on Economy

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) makes a misleading claim about Americans’ confidence in the economy.






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Overstating Problem: Numbers USA on Unemployed Americans

Third-party group Numbers USA pads statistics in its ad opposing immigration legislation when it claims that 20 million Americans can’t find a job.











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Overstating Problem: Grassley, Rubio, Paul on Student Visas

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and Rand Paul (R., Ky.) falsely imply that more than one of the 9/11 hijackers had student visas.











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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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