Factcheck.org on Texas Debate

February 27, 2008

http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/clinton-obama_pillow_fight.html

The last Obama-Clinton debate drew little blood, but we noted a few factual claims that could use correcting or clarifying: Read the rest of this entry »

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Fact Check.org on Obama/Clinton mailings in Ohio

February 27, 2008

Analysis

Hillary Clinton Feb. 23 accused Barack Obama of “using tactics that are straight out of Karl Rove’s playbook” with two attack-mail pieces that criticize her stands on trade and health care. “This is wrong, and every Democrat ought to be Read the rest of this entry »


Obama and Clinton ads both claim all Americans would be covered by their health plans. Clinton’s would come close from Factcheck.org

February 27, 2008

They’ve Got You Covered?

February 14, 2008

Updated: February 15, 2008

Obama and Clinton ads both claim all Americans would be covered by their health plans. Clinton’s would come close.

Summary

In television ads, Clinton’s campaign says her health care plan is the only one that will provide universal coverage, while Obama says his plan will cover all Americans, too. We find:


Obama’s Healthcare Plan, it’s the pits.

February 26, 2008

image2863095g.jpgNot nearly enough attention has been paid to the differences between Obama and Hillary’s healthcare plan. While there is mainly just one difference, the lack of a mandate in Obama’s plan, that difference can be make or break for Read the rest of this entry »


In their own words: Health Care

February 13, 2008

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By popular demand!

*NB: What you find below are select quotes from Obama and Clinton’s websites. I have chosen these particular quotes because I think they represent the essence of of their respective platforms, and provide interesting points of comparison. Anything in blue are my own words, everything else is direct from the candidates mouths… I ENCOURAGE YOU TO GO TO BOTH WEBSITES AND LOOK AT VOTING RECORDS TO SEE FOR YOURSELF! Obama’s Plan to Cover Uninsured Americans: Obama will make available a new national health plan to all Americans, including the self-employed and small businesses, to buy affordable health Read the rest of this entry »