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Washington Post reporter Nia-Malika Henderson said the Democrats are in the pocket of the NRA. A better choice of words might have been more apt. We came in at Mostly False. http://tbtim.es/25u
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We found a lot of flaws in an argument by former Sen. John E. Sununu regarding who among the new Obamacare enrollees was previously uninsured. 
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Right after the open-enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act sort of closed, one of our editors sent around this excellent article from the Association of Health Care Journalists. In a clear simple fashion, it spelled out the differences between sign-ups, enrollments and coverage. With the political rhetoric over Obamacare running at full tilt, we encourage everyone to read it. http://tbtim.es/1ld

Here are a couple of examples why. 

The Ed Show tweeted a graphic “Obamacare Enrollment: 7.1 million”.  http://tbtim.es/1le The White House referred to sign-ups.

On Fox News, Charles Krauthammer spoke of sign-ups in one breath and enrollments in the next. 

Some definitions: Sign-up -- you filled in a form and said you were ready to buy. Enrollment -- you actually made a payment.

And even the White House isn’t consistent. It has a headline that speaks of enrollments but the body text talks about sign-ups. http://tbtim.es/1lf

As fans and critics of Obamacare pick apart every stat, this fuzziness isn’t helpful.
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In contraceptive debate, NARAL prez notes Medicare spent $172M on penis pumps. Mostly True.
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We fact-checked four claims from the recent Andrew Napolitano/Jon Stewart debate about the Civil War.
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Our preview of the Sunday talk shows is up.  http://tbtim.es/1mm The Fort Hood shootings raise tough questions for the military. GM's failure to deal with a faulty ignition switch , CIA interrogation methods, and political money also on the docket.
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Are health care costs headed down? Ed Schultz says so but he's really referring to prices and believe it or not, those aren't the same thing. We rate his claim Mostly False. http://tbtim.es/1ci
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No, the United States did not spend $5 billion on Ukraine anti-government riots. Pants on Fire. ow.ly/uLDyl
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