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4 Pinocchios for Mitt Romney’s misleading ad on Chrysler and China


...The ad also comes on the heels of Mitt Romney’s mistaken claim in a speech last week that Chrysler was moving Jeep production to China — a statement immediately denied by the auto manufacturer. Yet the story apparently was too good for Romney to give up, because the ad repeats the claim, tweaked slightly to make it more accurate.


Battlegrounds: Northern Va. holds key

Retiree Robert Stevens says he turns off the television when the attack ads appear, and he hangs up the phone when it's a presidential campaign calling. At this point, he says, "I don't know who I am going to vote for."


The Influence Industry: Obama lead raises questions about super PAC strategy

Have conservative groups bungled their chance to help defeat Barack Obama? Fueled with tens of millions of dollars in unlimited contributions, a network of GOP super PACs and nonprofit groups began the year with heady talk of bringing down President Obama with a ceaseless barrage of attack ads.


Obama the cage fighter and Romney the delicate puncher

The "Romney for president" folks keep promising a new, supercharged phase of the campaign that will launch their stalled candidate on a trajectory straight to the White House.

Senh: It's a good summary of some of the recent attack ads.


New Obama ad hits Romney on China

Just a day after Romney went after Mr. Obama for allegedly not cracking down on China's economic "cheating," the president's re-election campaign is rehashing is attempting to cast doubt on his credibility on the subject. "Mitt Romney? Tough on China? Romney's companies were called pioneers in shipping U.S. manufacturing jobs overseas," says a narrator in the thirty-second spot, entitled "The Cheaters," which is set to air on television in nine battleground states.


Focus group likes ads that go after Obama in a nice way

Republican pollster Frank Luntz got together a group of deeply disaffected voters from around the Charlotte area Monday and several who voted for President Obama four years ago said they now intend to vote for Mitt Romney or are open to that possibility.


Romney pushes on with discredited welfare attacks

Mitt Romney claims he's got a winner with his criticism that President Barack Obama is giving welfare recipients a free ride. Never mind that aspects of his argument against the Democrat are factually inaccurate....


Romney slams Obama for 'divisive' campaign

Mitt Romney blasted the tone of President Obama's campaign, charging his rival with running a "divisive" race.


Romney slams Obama's character in new ad

Mitt Romney is assailing President Obama's character in a new ad that hits back at a controversial spot by a Democratic super PAC. "What does it say about a president's character when his campaign tries to use the tragedy of a woman's death for political gain?" the narrator asks in the Romney ad released today. "Doesn't America deserve better than a president who will say or do anything to stay in power?


Billionaire David Koch to be Romney delegate

David Koch, a billionaire bankrolling anti-Obama ads, is a Mitt Romney delegate to the Republican National Convention... Koch and his brother, Charles, are the major forces behind the conservative group Americans for Prosperity, which is currently funding a $27 million ad blitz against Obama.


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