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October 29, 2009 10:34 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Price Says "You Lie" Congressman Has A "Heart Of Gold," But "Die Quickly" Rep. Is A Bully

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October 27, 2009 10:27 am ET filed under Blog

House Republicans "Frustrated" With Lack Of GOP Health Care Plan

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October 05, 2009 4:44 pm ET filed under Fact Check

On RNC Conference Call, Rep. Price Falsely Claimed Doctors Oppose The Public Option

During an RNC conference call on October 5, 2009, Republican Study Committee chair Rep. Tom Price falsely stated American doctors oppose efforts to provide a public health insurance option.  In reality, three out of four American doctors are in favor of the proposal.  Once again, Rep. Price disregards the truth.

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September 04, 2009 10:25 am ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Price Spouted Health Care Falsehoods On Fox News

During a September 4, 2009 appearance on Fox News, Rep. Tom Price repeated tired Republican falsehoods about Democratic health insurance reform proposals.

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September 04, 2009 10:18 am ET filed under Video

Rep. Price Spouted Health Care Falsehoods On Fox News

During a September 4, 2009 appearance on Fox News, Rep. Tom Price repeated tired Republican falsehoods about Democratic health insurance reform proposals.

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July 30, 2009 4:21 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Price's Misguided Medicare Criticism

In a July 30, 2009 "ideas piece" in Politico, Rep. Tom Price misguidedly claimed, "nothing has had a greater negative effect on the delivery of health care than the federal government's intrusion into medicine through Medicare." In reality, Medicare is more efficient than private insurance and its recipients report higher satisfaction than those with employer-coverage.

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July 28, 2009 11:36 am ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Price Argues Against The Public Option By Distorting Insurance Industry-Funded Study

On July 27, 2009, Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) wrote an op-ed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution titled "'Public Option' leaves no hope of cure." In the column, Price repeatedly argued that a government-run option will put private insurers out of business.  To support his claim, Price cited the insurance industry-funded Lewin Group's estimate that up to 119 million Americans could move from private coverage into the public option.

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June 10, 2009 1:45 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Tired Talking Points: Rep. Price Rewrites Luntz' Health Care Memo

In a June 10, 2009 blog post at Townhall, Rep. Tom Price repeated worn-out talking points on health care from insurance industry-funded pollster Frank Luntz, and got his facts wrong in the bargain.

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June 09, 2009 4:39 pm ET filed under Fact Check

The GOP's Misguided Attacks On The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act

Unable to escape the partisanship of Washington, DC, Congressional Republicans are out of touch with Americans who are witnessing the success of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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June 03, 2009 5:01 pm ET filed under Blog

Georgia Republicans Fight For Legally Flawed Voter Identification Process

Following the June 1, 2009 decision by the Justice Department to reject a legally flawed system of voter identification being used in Georgia, Rep. Tom Price and Rep. Phil Gingrey expressed dismay at the "outrageous decision." The only thing outrageous about this is that two members of Congress are defending a voter identification law that severely, disproportionately, and unfairly impacted minority voters.

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May 27, 2009 5:53 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Price Uses A Bad Analogy To Further Distort The Truth

In a May 26th op-ed titled "Waxman the Anchorman," Republican Study Committee Chair Rep. Tom Price accused Democrats of "crafting an enormous anchor to chain to the U.S. economy." Along with over-using a terrible analogy, Rep. Price's op-ed is littered with worn-out, disproven talking points.

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May 20, 2009 3:17 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Tom Price vs. Reality: Who 'Fringe' Is

On May 19, 2009, a press release from Republican Study Committee Chairman Tom Price claims President Obama's plan to raise fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles in 2016 would put "the environmental fringe before American families." Does Rep. Price believe the automakers are the "environmental fringe"?

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May 18, 2009 10:48 am ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Tom Price Bragged About GOP Obstructionism, Proposed A Return To Bush Economics

While appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe on May 18, 2009, Rep. Tom Price seemed to pride himself on the House Republicans' ability to obstruct the president's agenda.  Additionally, he proposed a return to Bush-era economic policy.

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May 12, 2009 9:50 am ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Tom Price Repeats GOP Cap-And-Trade Falsehood

On May 12, 2009, Republican Study Committee Chairman Tom Price sent an email attacking President Obama's plan to cap carbon emissions.  However, while Rep. Price repeated the discredited talking point that the plan amounts to "$3,000 in new taxes from every American family," the EPA estimates it will only cost American households $150 per year.

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May 01, 2009 5:20 pm ET filed under Blog

The Price Is (Not) Right

Rep. Tom Price's vow to oppose President Obama's agenda may be misguided.

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April 23, 2009 5:15 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Price: When Facts Aren't On Your Side, Make Them Up

On April 23, 2009, Rep. Tom Price issued a press release claiming "the President promised the American people an urgent recovery." Yet, Obama never claimed economic recovery would happen overnight.  In fact, even before taking office, President-elect Obama warned, "things are going to get worse before they get better."

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