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November 09, 2010 10:03 am ET filed under Blog

Astroturfing The Airwaves: 20 Largest Right-Wing Groups Bought 144,000 TV Ads, 77% Anonymously Funded

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October 29, 2010 7:12 pm ET filed under Blog

Astroturfing The Airwaves: 10,000 Right-Wing TV Ads In 5 Days Push Total To Nearly 110,000

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October 25, 2010 4:42 pm ET filed under Blog

California Ad-Quake: Right-Wing Groups Have Aired Nearly 7,000 Ads in California Since August 1

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October 25, 2010 12:03 pm ET filed under Blog

Astroturfing The Airwaves: Anonymous Donor Groups Drive Total Right-Wing TV Ads Above 100,000 Since Aug. 1

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October 18, 2010 1:48 pm ET filed under Blog

Astroturfing The Airwaves: 81,000 Right-Wing TV Ads Since August 1

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February 04, 2010 4:56 pm ET filed under Fact Check

FactCheck.org Smacks Down Misnamed "Committee for Truth in Politics" Ad On Financial Reform

The misnamed Committee for Truth in Politics recently released an ad criticizing the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The ad misleadingly criticizes the bill for being a "$4 TRILLION Bailout." However, in their analysis of the ad, FactCheck.org found that "the Federal Reserve can, with approval from an oversight council and the secretary of the Treasury, loan money to help prop up financial entities. And such monies are capped at $4 trillion. But the Federal Reserve already had such authority - with no stipulated cap on the amount it could loan."

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