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August 30, 2010 6:11 pm ET filed under Ad Check

Ad Check: Chamber Of Commerce's Attack On Rep. Paul Hodes Is Deeply Dishonest

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a new campaign ad attacking Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH), the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. The ad claims that Hodes supported "a government takeover of health care" and "a job-killing energy tax," and blames the $13 trillion national debt on Hodes and the Democrats. In reality, the Affordable Care Act is not a "government takeover," the clean energy bill passed by House Democrats would create millions of American jobs, and the national debt has grown because of irresponsible policies from the Bush era.

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August 05, 2010 10:49 am ET filed under Ad Check

American Action Network Ad Smears Rep. Hodes And Clean Energy

On August 3, 2010, the American Action Network released an ad attacking Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH) for supporting the American Clean Energy and Security Act.  The ad revives the false claims that the bill would dramatically increase energy costs and gas prices, and kill 2 million jobs.  In reality, investing in clean energy would boost America's economy by $111 billion and create up to 1.9 million jobs.

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