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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.

Election 2018 | Fact Checks

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.

Election 2018 | Fact Checks | Health Care

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.

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