Misleading Attacks on Former Senator Santorum

Santorum “voted to let convicted violent felons regain the right to vote…joining Hillary Clinton.”

Claim: “With your values, how would you have voted? Would you have voted to let convicted violent felons regain the right to vote? Rick Santorum voted ‘yes,’ joining Hillary Clinton.” Ad(s): Values Sponsor(s): Restore Our Future Air Dates: Feb. 21 – Apr. 3, 2012 Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $1,543,838 Markets: Alpena, Detroit, Grand […]

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Rick Santorum says, “I don’t care what the unemployment rate’s gonna be.”

Claim:  On the economy, Rick Santorum says, “I don’t care what the unemployment rate’s gonna be.” Ad(s): Care Sponsor(s): Restore Our Future Air Dates: Mar. 27 – Apr. 3, 2012 Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $389,101 Markets: Green Bay, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Wausau, Baltimore, Green Bay, Salisbury FactCheck’s Summary:  “In context, Santorum was […]

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“Santorum voted to let convicted felons vote.”

Claim: “Santorum voted to let convicted felons vote.” Ad(s): Votes, Facts Sponsor(s): Restore Our Future Air Dates: Jan. 13 – Mar. 26, 2012 Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $1,624,170 Markets: Augusta, Charleston, Columbia (SC), Ft. Meyers, Gainesville, Greenville (SC), Jacksonville, Mobile, Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Panama City, Savannah, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Alpena, Cincinnati, […]

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