Evidence doesn't support claim
Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger "believed that people like me should be eliminated."
Deemed an 'honest mistake'
Six thousand people have sought addiction treatment through expanded Medicaid.
Words and motto came after founding
"The founders of New Hampshire came up with the motto Live Free or Die."
One speech does not an active member make
Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger was "an active participant in the Ku Klux Klan."
Hype over substance
"Jeanne Shaheen was principally involved in a plot with Lois Lerner and President Barack Obama’s political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative nonprofit groups during the 2012 election"
Typical seasonal rise of 6 percent isn't 'skyrocketing'
Club for Growth
When the New Hampshire Legislature raised the gasoline tax, gas prices in the state were "skyrocketing."
Neither number is accurate
Says when armed civilians stop mass shootings with guns, an average of 2.5 people die; otherwise, an average of 18 people die.
Cherry-picked number from tiny sample
Americans for Prosperity
"Health care premiums up 90 percent in New Hampshire."
Let's not forget the other four
Says Maggie Hassan is the only female governor in the country.
Except for those votes to lower small biz taxes
"Carol Shea-Porter … wants to increase taxes on small business and job creators."
Wrong and wronger
Ann Kuster "supports the government takeover of healthcare, which robs Medicare of over $700 billion."
Got to know the rules
Ann McLane Kuster
Says Charlie Bass forfeits right to equal cost for TV ads under FCC rules
Sorry, it wasn't an apology
"The president's first major foreign policy speech in Cairo was to apologize for our country."
It was a projection that didn't come true
New Boston Republican Committee
Says Democrats racked up a $1 billion state deficit, while Republicans under Bill O'Brien balanced the budget.
That's not what she said
Says Ann Kuster said the debate over America’s debt limit is not an important issue of the day.
"There’s 400 more people working in health care today in New Hampshire than when we passed the budget."
About half that amount for a change already in the works
Democratic National Committee
Says it cost Massachusetts taxpayers $100,000 when Mitt Romney and his staff purchased computer hard drives.
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