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November 11, 2011 4:31 pm ET filed under Blog

On Veterans Day, Romney Ponders Privatizing Veterans Affairs

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November 01, 2010 4:43 pm ET filed under Blog

Retired Major General Blasts Angle, Buck, Toomey

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October 25, 2010 11:31 am ET filed under Ad Check

Viagra, Aliens And Wounded Veterans: Three False Attacks On Sen. Boxer

Taxpayer Network gets creative in two ads attacking incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), but doesn't manage to come up with any fair points on which to disparage her. One of the ads falsely claims that Boxer "voted to include illegals in the new health care law," but the law explicitly excludes undocumented immigrants. Taxpayer Network also digs up three obscure votes to claim that Boxer voted to provide Viagra for convicted child molesters and that she voted to help "illegal aliens" over veterans. In fact, the ads wildly distort the impact and intent of all three votes.

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November 18, 2009 6:24 pm ET filed under Blog

Sen. Burr Lauds Amendment That Does Very Little To Help Veterans

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May 18, 2009 10:44 am ET filed under Blog

A For Effort, C For Work Completed

Recently, Rep. Mike Pence has made a point of speaking out for our troops. On May 14, 2009, he took to the House floor and rose to support "the military funding in H.R. 2356, the FY 2009 War Supplemental Appropriations Bill. It will provide nearly $85 billion to support our men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, those who every day make the sacrifices necessary to ensure our freedom and that of our posterity." Those are beautiful words, but Rep. Pence's actions aren't in keeping with his rhetoric.

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