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Misleading ads mark ugly week in presidential campaigns

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WASHINGTON--This has been an ugly week in the presidential campaign--defined in part by hard-hitting ads produced to help re-elect President Barack Obama and to bolster Mitt Romney. The very big problem: each of these ads are deeply misleading, concludes FactCheck.org after an extensive analysis.

The findings from FactCheck.org:

Obama ally Priorities USA wrong to blame Mitt for cancer death
FactCheck.org analyzed a spot by Priorities USA, the pro-Obama SuperPac and concludes the spot blaming Mitt Romney for the cancer death of a woman is misleading.

Mitt wrong in claiming Obama wants to "gut" welfare: FactCheck.org
The verdict is in from FactCheck.org: the Mitt Romney campaign claim that Obama wants to "gut welfare" is wrong.


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