Statements about Negative Campaigning

David Cicilline was "required to provide key information about city finances to an independent outside auditor. The deadlines were clear -- yet [he intentionally] missed them by months" until after the November 2010 election.

Says Charlie Bass forfeits right to equal cost for TV ads under FCC rules

"An April study found that about 70 percent of ads in this election cycle have been negative [due to SuperPACs], up from only 9 percent through the same period in 2008."

"When Josh Mandel claims to have accepted three debates with Sen. Sherrod Brown, he is lying. He has accepted ZERO proposed debates."

Sherrod Brown’s approval rating "has plummeted to 38 percent among Ohio voters" in a poll by a Democratic pollster.

"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Jim Renacci’s Republican majority."

Rob Portman won the fewest votes of all Ohio U. S. Senate victors since 2000.

"Jimmy Langevin is having a fundraiser . . . to retire the debt from his campaign for secretary of state, which was 12 years ago."

Says Josh Mandel opposed federal loans to the auto industry.

Says Marcy Kaptur has attacked his military service and training in the Air Force, showing disrespect for veterans.

Says George Flinn has been a "no show" at scheduled "forums."

Suzanne Bonamici supports a plan that will cut choice for Medicare Advantage seniors.

"My opponent on day one of this campaign attacked me on Medicare and Medicare Advantage and that claim was found to be False."

GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain called Ron Paul’s followers "ignorant."

Florida Democrats "put my Social Security number and my wife's Employment Identification Number in a mail piece."

Says the person who Florida U.S. Rep. Allen West first hired as chief of staff told people attending a Tea Party rally that, 'We will use bullets if ballots don't work.'

"Mr. Renacci was registered as a foreign trade lobbyist in the United States government."

Robert Hurt supported a bill that helped the uranium industry after taking contributions from the industry and because his father had a stake in it.

"As a state representative, David Cicilline argued against Megan's Law and voted against mandatory registration of sex offenders."

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