John Brunner’s a typical businessman-running-for-office, touting his record in business as a positive.
Until people started looking at his record. Then, well, maybe not so much …
Back when he launched his campaign, John Brunner stood on a factory floor, going on about his record as a “job creator.” He’s launched slickly-produced ads saying essentially the same [...]
We told you a few days ago about Karl Rove and Crossroads GPS’ new ad that lies about Ben Nelson’s record on health reform. USA Today fact-checkers also astutely point out that not only is Crossroads GPS trotting out the old lie about health [...]
Last week, a local Montana paper printed an opinion piece from Congressman Denny Rehberg, the Republican challenging Senator Jon Tester in 2012. Here’s how it begins:
Washington, D.C. is broken. Montanans know it. America knows it. In fact, the only place you can find people who don’t seem to know it is in Washington, D.C. [...]
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MAJORITY PAC RELEASES NEW AD FEATURING NEBRASKA SENIOR
Omaha Senior Testifies To Sen. Ben Nelson’s Commitment To Protecting Medicare
WASHINGTON D.C. [12/09/11] – Today Majority PAC released a new TV ad highlighting Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE)’s work to make needed cuts in government spending and prevent any radical changes to Social Security or Medicare that [...]
At MajorityPAC, we are scrupulous about the facts we put out. If you are interested in the facts behind the latest Ben Nelson ad detailing his work for Nebraska’s seniors, here’s the fact sheet for the statements in the ad:
“What’s Ben Nelson been doing for Nebraska?”
Narrator:What’s Ben Nelson been doing for [...]
Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS group has a new ad up attacking Ben Nelson in Nebraska. One big problem: The ad contains independent fact-check site PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year from last year, with a reference to the Affordable Care Act as “Obama’s health care takeover.”
In the spring of 2009, a Republican strategist settled [...]
As you’ve probably read in the news lately, Republicans in the Senate have been successful at blocking Democratic efforts to preserve a payroll tax cut targeted to working Americans. To make that sentence simpler: the GOP keeps voting to raise taxes on working Americans.
The reason seems to be that the Democratic proposal to cut taxes [...]
Sen. Debbie Stabenow in Michigan, a champion for working families, is facing a challenge in 2012 from former GOP Rep. Pete Hoekstra. What has Pete Hoekstra been doing since he left Congress to unsuccessfully run for Governor that he thinks has earned him a Senate seat? The Detroit News reports today that he’s [...]
You know, when you look at young Josh Mandel’s wet-behind-the-ears visage, it’s sort of tempting to cut him some slack. I mean, he so young and impressionable, it’s natural to give the kid a break.
But then he decides to open his mouth, and stuff like this comes out …
Some big oil companies want to “frack” [...]
Tommy Thompson is a sketchy paid pitchman who nobody particularly likes and doesn’t want guilt-ridden kids to waste Medicare’s money keeping seniors alive. So we’d concur with the AP on this:
The toughest opponent Tommy Thompson may have to overcome in next year’s U.S. Senate race is Tommy Thompson himself.
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