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Fact Checker: October 7, 2007 - October 13, 2007

An Inconvenient Truth for Al Gore

Al Gore won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigning work on global warming. But a British judge claims that there are some significant errors in his Oscar-winning movie. Join in the debate.

By Michael Dobbs  | October 12, 2007; 10:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (482)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Environment, Video Watch  
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The Mitt and Rudy Show: Lies, damn lies, and statistics

Who is the biggest spender: Gotham or Taxachusetts? We find fault with both Giuliani and Romney in Tuesday's Republican debate.

By Michael Dobbs  | October 11, 2007; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, 3 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Economy  
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The Fine Print in Hillary's Promise to 'End the War'

Clinton has promised to end American "involvement" in Iraq. But she also says some U.S combat troops will remain behind to fight al-Qaeda. We try to clear up the confusion.

By Michael Dobbs  | October 10, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Iraq  
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'Boots on the Ground' in Iraq

The White House always gets this one wrong. Today, following Britain's announcement that it is halving its troop presence in Iraq, we inaugurate the official Fact Checker Coalition of the Willing Database.

By Washington Post editors  | October 9, 2007; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Gov Watch, Iraq  
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Rudy's 'Spontaneous' Cell Phone 'Stunt'

What do Rudy Giuliani and General Buck Turgidson have in common? The Fact Checker investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | October 8, 2007; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Verdict Pending  
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