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stated on January 25, 2021 in YouTube videos
Nancy Pelosi explains how Democrats demonize political opponents through the “wrap-up smear.”
stated on November 17, 2020 in an ad
“David Perdue says he'll do everything in his power to make sure Joe Biden fails.”
Duty and Honor
stated on August 7, 2020 in a campaign ad
Sen. Steve Daines “voted to give billions in tax breaks to big drug companies even as they raised prices.”
stated on August 6, 2020 in a campaign ad
“Doug Collins repeatedly joined liberal Stacey Abrams to raise taxes...Kelly’s never voted for a tax increase — and never will.”
stated on March 10, 2020 in an image
Says Joe Biden “attacked voters this primary,” saying “damn liar,” “full of s---” and “dog-faced pony soldier.”
stated on October 6, 2019 in a tweet
Says Joe Biden "said he never spoke to the Ukrainian company, and then the picture came out where he was playing golf with the company boss and Hunter" Biden.
stated on May 21, 2019 in a fundraising email
Says Chris Jacobs is a "Never Trumper."
stated on April 23, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Hillary Clinton said in an email that she didn’t want Michelle Obama at the same events as her.
stated on October 18, 2018 in an ad
"Tina (Smith) profited from the opioid crisis."
stated on October 17, 2018 in a TV ad
Says "sleazy Keith Ellison and shady Dean Phillips both caught up in another sexual harassment scandal" and that Phillips is "charged with ignoring sexual harassment and discrimination at his companies."
stated on October 11, 2018 in a tweet
"The House GOP super PAC in DC is spending more to help my opponent than anyone else."
stated on April 23, 2018 in a campaign ad
Republican candidate for California governor Travis Allen "gave campaign donations to Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and Barbara Boxer."
stated on April 17, 2018 in a news conference
Says that on the tax reform law, Democratic leaders "are promising to take it all away."
stated on April 9, 2018 in an interview
Says "Eric Holder and his group came in and made" the Wisconsin Supreme Court race "highly partisan."
stated on January 5, 2018 in an interview
Conservative groups have spent $5 million "against" Tammy Baldwin -- five times more than against all other Democratic U.S. Senate incumbents up for election in 2018 combined.
stated on December 6, 2017 in a candidate forum
"I released way more (tax) information than Bruce Rauner has."
stated on November 1, 2017 in a speech
Says Florida "workers are paid $8.10 an hour, and our current governor (Rick Scott) runs ads bragging about it."
stated on November 30, 2017 in an interview
Says special counsel Robert Mueller "has brought in Democrat campaign donors at a very high level" on his team of lawyers.
stated on August 7, 2017 in a television ad
"When Rick Baker heard (racist remarks from another mayoral candidate), he went after Congemi. Rick Kriseman he just looked away. Tolerating bigotry in silence is no virtue; taking it on is."
Great America Alliance
stated on June 18, 2017 in a radio ad
Says Barack Obama complained that Democrats continue to ignore blacks except at election time.
Why are Democrats taking sides in GOP primaries?
By Louis Jacobson • August 1, 2022
Fact-checking Kelly Loeffler, Doug Collins and Raphael Warnock in the Georgia special Senate race
By Tom Kertscher • October 31, 2020
In Maine Senate race, the candidates get personal, and even their husbands are targets for attacks
By Tom Kertscher • October 30, 2020
Fact-checking the Montana Senate race between Bullock, Daines
By Noah Y. Kim • October 30, 2020
Republicans using ‘defund the police’ efforts to attack Democrats in key congressional races
By Tom Kertscher • October 28, 2020
In Context: Did Joe Biden confuse Donald Trump with George W. Bush?
By Noah Y. Kim • October 26, 2020
Preexisting conditions — a cudgel Democrats are using to batter Republicans in the 2020 campaigns
By Tom Kertscher • October 5, 2020