Republican Spin on Democrats’ Voting Bill

June 23, 2021 /

In the days leading up to the Senate vote on the House-passed elections bill, Republicans offered several misleading talking points about the Democratic bill, and…

Presidential Vetoes Rare in Unified Government

June 17, 2021 /

When presidents enjoy a unified government, meaning the same party controls the House, Senate and White House, they rarely veto legislation. But Republican Sen. John Barrasso…

Biden Exaggerates Opposition Votes from Moderates

June 3, 2021 /

President Joe Biden went too far when he claimed he hasn’t gotten more done legislatively because Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin “vote more with…

Is Unemployment Bonus Keeping Workers on Sideline?

June 1, 2021 /

Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate of 6.1% in April — representing 9.8 million people who say they are actively looking for work — many…

Cruz Distorts Nominees’ Defund Police Positions

May 18, 2021 /

Sen. Ted Cruz has falsely tried to label “every single” Senate Democrat as “supporting abolishing the police,” based on a misleading interpretation of the words…

Two Views of American Families Plan

May 6, 2021 /

The White House and Republican National Committee are each touting different economic analyses that reach far different conclusions about the budget and economic impact of…

Editing in Cruz Video Distorts Biden’s Position on Guns

April 28, 2021 /

President Joe Biden opposes the sale of assault weapons, and he supports a mandatory federal registry and a voluntary buyback program for all legally purchased…

Artificial Beef About Biden’s Climate Plan

April 27, 2021 /

When President Joe Biden announced plans to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by the end of the decade, he provided a few examples,…

In Her Own Words: Maxine Waters

April 20, 2021 /

In the days after Rep. Maxine Waters told demonstrators in Minnesota that they should “get more confrontational” if Derek Chauvin was acquitted, Republicans have called…

Democratic Spin on Bipartisan Support for American Jobs Plan

April 19, 2021 /

Several independent studies show strong bipartisan support for many of the main spending components of the $2.7 trillion American Jobs Plan. Still, those polls also…