Indy Fact Check: NRCC ad that states Horsford worked with firm that lobbied for S. Sudan needs more context
September 21st, 2018 - 2:00am
With polls and prognosticators giving Democratic candidate Steven Horsford an edge in the race in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, the National Republican Campaign Committee has sought to impugn Horsford by highlighting his career since his 2014 congressional defeat.
Indy Fact Check: Claims of lower electric rates from energy choice backers need significant context
Indy Fact Check: Rooftop solar would change, but likely not be eliminated, if energy choice ballot question passes
Indy Fact Check: Ads claiming Giunchigliani paid husband hundreds of thousands of dollars require significant clarification
Indy Fact Check: Ad blurs facts behind Chris G.'s vote to increase her salary as a legislator
Indy Fact Check: Giunchigliani ad on Red Rock development, donations to Sisolak needs significant context
Indy Fact Check: Sisolak was silent on gun background check ballot question, but supported concept in 2013
Indy Fact Check: Did Danny Tarkanian take $700,000 from a children's charity?
February 10th, 2018 - 2:00am
Danny Tarkanian’s past financial woes have served as tasty campaign fodder for opponents in several of his unsuccessful bids for office, and the attacks are continuing in his longshot effort to knock off Sen. Dean Heller in the 2018 Republican primary.
Indy Fact Check: Conflicting comments make it hard to pin down how Heller would vote on DACA fix
Indy Fact Check: Araujo misses mark claiming Cegavske gave 'private' info to Trump voter fraud panel
Indy Fact Check: Rosen's criticism of GOP tax bill largely rings true
Indy Fact Check: Heller overly rosy on some numbers, but generally hits mark on tax bill rhetoric
Indy Fact Check: Republican ad saying Kihuen voted to kill kids' health insurance program lacks context
November 16th, 2017 - 2:00am
The group is paying for a two-week video ad campaign on Facebook that starts out by saying “Ruben Kihuen voted to kill the Children’s Health Insurance Program.” The ad, which NRCC says is backed by four figures of funding, is almost identical to ones running against other Democrats in swing districts such as Florida’s Charlie Crist.
Indy Fact Check: Rosen's vote against Republican-led budget doesn't clearly equal vote against tax cuts
October 28th, 2017 - 2:30am
Republican Sen. Dean Heller — widely considered one of the most vulnerable Senators up for re-election — took the offensive this week in targeting his likely Democratic opponent, Rep. Jacky Rosen, for her vote against a major budget resolution that promises to pave the way for Republican-led efforts to overhaul the tax code.
Indy Fact Check: Rosen says Heller opposes DREAM Act, but senator's moderate views leave no clear-cut answer
Indy Fact Check: Super PAC ad accurately describes gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz's 'alternative budget'
Indy Fact Check: Attacks on Rep. Jacky Rosen over veterans, Pelosi missing crucial context
August 16th, 2017 - 2:10am
The Rosen ad — which is being displayed on two billboards in Reno near Veterans of Foreign Wars posts — shows a picture of Rosen next to Pelosi and says: “Jacky Rosen’s record: Voted against Nevada Veterans. Stands with Nancy Pelosi. Our veterans deserve better.”
Indy Fact Check: Gist of Democratic ad targeting Heller on health care is accurate, though number isn't
August 16th, 2017 - 2:05am
A mobile video billboard near the Las Vegas Strip shows Heller smiling and laughing at a White House lunch with his fellow senators while the president cajoled Heller over his position on Senate Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A stationary billboard will display a static version of the same message.