Reality Check: Biden's Campaign Ad Claiming Trump Plans To End Social SecurityBoth President Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden are visiting "swing state" Minnesota on Friday. Now, a couple of Biden TV ads say President Trump is planning to end Social Security, but that's a stretch.
Why Do Campaigns Make Negative Ads?They're hard to miss -- all of the negative ads on TV. It’s not something Minnesotans are accustomed to, especially so many weeks before Election Day.
Reality Check: Gov. Dayton’s First 2014 Campaign AdMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is airing his first political campaign ad of the year. He takes credit for "coaching" Minnesota to an economic turnaround. But did that really happen? The ad shows Dayton behind the bench, coaching a hockey team (Minnesota) that was down, but not out. It's mostly true, but it leaves out important details.
McFadden Takes Aim At Franken In Hockey TV Ad Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is taking aim at Democratic incumbent Al Franken in a hockey-themed cable television ad. Instead of opening with a soft biography, McFadden's first campaign ad shows a hockey player shooting pucks at a net — and missing — while an announcer faults Franken for his votes on spending, taxes and "Obamacare."