When politicians want to tie their opponents to a controversial bill, there are few tactics as powerful as labeling their vote for the bill as "the deciding vote." But determining a deciding vote is harder than it looks.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 05:13 p.m.
We fact-check a campaign ad from the closely contested race between Michael Bennet and Ken Buck.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 06:24 p.m.
The Democratic talking point that Republicans want to "privatize Social Security" has been a potent attack since 2005, when it helped defeat a proposal from President Bush. Now Democrats are using it against Republican candidates.
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