A liberal group has launched several radio ads criticizing House Republicans who voted to repeal the health care law. But some of the claims lack needed context and may give […]
Stories by Lori Robertson
Q: Is it true — as the Obama administration claims — that "129 million Americans with a pre-existing condition could be denied coverage without new health reform law"?
A: No. The number who would be truly at risk of losing health insurance or paying more money is much smaller.
In episode 44 of our podcast, we talk about the misleading claim from Republicans that the health care law is a job-killer. Plus, we caught Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid […]
On CNN’s "State of the Union with Candy Crowley," Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah perpetuated a falsehood about gun ownership and lower murder rates. Lee: And to the contrary, […]
In episode 43 of our podcast, we take a look at what some of the potential Republican presidential candidates have been saying. For more on the claims discussed in this […]
In episode 42 of our podcast, we look back at the top chain e-mails of 2010. And yes, they were false. For more on this episode, see: The Viral Spiral […]
In episode 41 of our podcast, we give you some highlights from our post-election conference on political advertising by outside groups. For more on this episode, see: Cash Attack Conference
Surprisingly – considering that the topic du jour was taxes, which means numbers – the flubs and fibs on the Dec. 12 talk shows were few, and relatively minor. Not […]
In episode 40 of our podcast, we tell you about President Obama’s false assertion about Social Security, wrong claims about the Bush tax cuts from both parties and yet another […]
Almost all of the misinformation coming from politicians on the Sunday shows this week had to do with the expiring Bush tax cuts, which Congress is expected to vote on […]