Republican and bipartisan health care proposals may be up for discussion at Obama's summit. What are the details of these plans?
Despite Obama's claims, it's unlikely that everyone will be able to keep their current health care coverage under the current reform plan.
SummaryPresident Obama tried to sell his health care overhaul in prime time, mangling some facts in the process. He also strained to make the job sound easier to pay for than experts predict. Analysis With the health care debate on Capitol Hill raging on, President Barack Obama held a prime-time news conference July 22 to make his pitch for a health care bill once again to the American public. Among his facts and figures, we found some false and questionable statements. Paying...
Ads targeting Spanish-speaking voters make claims we've heard before.
A conservative group misleads voters mightily on Obama's tax plans for small businesses.
They attack McCain's plan. One ad uses a bogus tax figure; another makes a false claim about coverage. SummaryTwo labor unions are running ads falsely characterizing McCain's health care plan. Analysis The United Auto Workers V-CAP and the Service Employees International Union are airing ads critical of Sen. John McCain's health care plan. They both charge that McCain's proposals would harm workers who get health care benefits at their jobs, but some of the claims are off the...
Not pictured here: The people in suits shown with McCain in an Obama ad are not lobbyists, as the narrator implies.
McCain claims he "supported every investigation" into the government's role regarding the hurricane, when in fact he twice voted against an independent commission.
The new McCain loves tax cuts. But many of his claims about them are off.
I've noticed that chain e-mails, particularly those about politics, have a lot of things in common: urgent and frightening messages; spelling errors; a tendency to blame mainstream media for not telling the real story; and false, misleading, utterly bogus, and completely off-base claims.If there was ever a case where readers should apply a guilty-until-proven-innocent standard, this is it. We at FactCheck.org ask the public to be skeptical about politicians' claims. With these e-mails, outright...