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Fact Checker Archive: Health

Michele Bachmann's 'bombshell' on a 'hidden' $105 billion

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) claims the Obama administration hid $105 billion in spending in the health care bill. She must have lost her reading glasses.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 9, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (266)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Health, Michele Bachmann  
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Haley Barbour's Medicaid fantasy

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour paints a picture of Medicaid recipients driving around in high-class German cars. We find it highly dubious.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 2, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (117)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Haley Barbour, Health  
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Playing games with CBO testimony on jobs and the health-care law

House Republicans are twisting beyond recognition a comment by the CBO director to claim the Obama health care bill will destroy jobs.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 11, 2011; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Economy, Health  
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McConnell's claims of wide backing for health-care repeal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell claimed widespread backing for repeal of the health care law. Is he right?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 2, 2011; 7:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (172)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Health, Mitch McConnell  
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Harry Reid's imaginary $4 billion credit to the health-care law

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid claims the new health care law has yielded $4 billion from health-care fraudsters. But he's wrong.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 2, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Harry Reid, Health  
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A judge's letter on health care and an email gone viral

There's an email being sent around the country warning of details in the health care law. But it is out of date and often wrong.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 21, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Health  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Small business and the health care repeal, Glenn Kessler , January 19, 2011
Myths and facts about 'Obamacare', Glenn Kessler , January 18, 2011
The battle over the health care bill , Glenn Kessler , January 13, 2011
John McCain and the Middle Class, Michael Dobbs , October 28, 2008
Is Obama Guilty of 'Infanticide'?, Michael Dobbs , October 24, 2008
Obama Scares Seniors, Michael Dobbs , October 21, 2008
Four Pinocchios for Biden's Tax Fabrication, Michael Dobbs , September 26, 2008
The Tuskegee Experiment, Part II, Michael Dobbs , May 9, 2008
Readers Fact Check Dem Debate, Michael Dobbs , February 28, 2008
Obama and Health Care, Michael Dobbs , January 24, 2008
Saint Anselm College Presidential Debates, Michael Dobbs , January 5, 2008
Most Revealing Fibs: Hillary Clinton, Michael Dobbs , December 9, 2007
Is There a 'Cocaine Shortage'?, Michael Dobbs , November 21, 2007
Clinton vs. Obama on Health Care, Michael Dobbs , November 19, 2007
Four Pinocchios for Recidivist Rudy, Michael Dobbs , November 7, 2007
Rudy Wrong On Cancer Survival Chances, Michael Dobbs , October 30, 2007
'Hillary Care' and 'Socialized Medicine', Michael Dobbs , October 24, 2007
Mike Gravel: Americans Are Getting Dumber, Michael Dobbs , September 19, 2007
 
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