The nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters group FactCheck.org released the following report on the ad being run by Defenders of Wildlife:
August 11, 2010
This ad says Republican Steve Pearce was "named one of the most corrupt members of Congress." We find that's a bum rap.
In 2007-2008 CREW labeled Steve Pearce one of the most Corrupt Members of Congress. The faulty allegations are itemized below:
A newspaper found the CREW charges to be FALSE, and in 2008, CREW admitted it erred in its assertions.
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