September 13, 2011 6:16 pm ET filed under Video
From the September 13, 2011, edition of Hardball:
August 11, 2011 11:24 am ET filed under Blog
June 03, 2011 3:52 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In order to attack Democrats' credibility on the House-passed Republican budget proposal, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) have recently cited independent fact-checkers' analyses Democratic statements about the GOP plan to dismantle the Medicare system. But those same fact-checking organizations routinely point out Republicans' false claims — including their distortions about how their plan would affect Medicare. And while those organizations have taken issue with specific phrasing or excessive rhetoric from Democrats, it's well-established that the Republican plan would, in fact, turn Medicare into a voucher system that would shift rising health care costs onto future seniors rather than preserving the Medicare program as-is.
June 02, 2011 5:28 pm ET filed under Video
From the June 2, 2011, edition of Fox News' America Live:
May 13, 2011 2:00 pm ET filed under Blog
February 18, 2011 5:16 pm ET filed under Blog
May 10, 2010 2:18 pm ET filed under Blog
March 03, 2010 4:42 pm ET filed under Fact Check
During a Republican Press Conference on March 2, 2010, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn repeated a plethora of false rightwing talking points claiming efforts to shift the United States toward a clean energy economy would harm the economy and kill jobs. In reality, investing in clean energy would boost America's economy by $111 billion and create up to 1.9 million jobs.
March 01, 2010 9:18 am ET filed under Fact Check
On yesterday's political talk shows, Republican Senators Jon Kyl (AZ), John McCain (AZ), and Lamar Alexander (TN) along with Representatives Paul Ryan (WI), Marsha Blackburn (TN), and Eric Cantor (VA) repeated countless false talking points about Democratic health care reform proposals.
February 25, 2010 10:38 am ET filed under Fact Check
The GOP Summit "Away Team" will have a rocky landing at President Obama's bipartisan summit on health care reform. These 18 members of Congress have made no secret of their staunch opposition to health care reform - no matter how much their constituents support it or how it would benefit their districts.
December 02, 2009 2:47 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In a December 2, 2009 op-ed in the Washington Times, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) urged Republicans to campaign on earmark reform, noting she had "sworn off" earmarks herself. During the preceding year, Congresswoman Blackburn requested nearly $12 million in earmarks. As Blackburn has no doubt realized, it's easy to fast immediately after a $12 million meal.
November 23, 2009 10:35 am ET filed under Fact Check
During a November 22, 2009 appearance on ABC's This Week, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn spread falsehoods about Democratic plans for health care reform. Despite the Congresswoman's misleading statements, Democratic proposals would lower health insurance costs and extend access to millions.
November 13, 2009 5:05 pm ET filed under Fact Check
During a Bloomberg forum on November 12, 2009, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn repeated a slew a false assertions on comparative effectiveness research (CER).
November 07, 2009 5:02 pm ET filed under Fact Check
During a November 7, 2009 interview on MSNBC, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) claimed the Democratic proposal to expand access to affordable health care coverage would cost $2.4 trillion. In reality, the bill would cost less than $1.1 trillion and cut $109 billion off the deficit.
November 03, 2009 12:35 pm ET filed under Blog
Despite what they say, Republicans aren't serious about making America's health care system work for women.
October 28, 2009 2:22 pm ET filed under Blog
October 23, 2009 11:34 am ET filed under Blog
In a new Politico op-ed, Rep. Marsha Blackburn tries (and fails) to promote the idea of free-market health care for America's mothers.
September 17, 2009 3:30 pm ET filed under Blog
July 22, 2009 12:34 pm ET filed under Blog
While speaking on the floor of the House on July 22, 2009, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) shockingly exclaimed: "we're not going to cry 'emergency' every time we have a Katrina."
June 26, 2009 10:48 am ET filed under Video
Rep. Marsha Blackburn proclaims the GOP the party of no.
June 10, 2009 12:50 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In a video posted at the Heritage Foundation's blog, "The Foundry," Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) falsely claimed that a public health care option would lead to an additional "120 million Americans without health insurance."
April 22, 2009 3:26 pm ET filed under Fact Check
On April 22, 2009, Rep. Marsha Blackburn discussed her "skepticism" of global warming, despite the unanimous views of scientific experts. Could this be because big oil and gas companies have donated over $100,000 to her campaigns?