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Fact Checker: November 4, 2007 - November 10, 2007

Richardson: 'I Am the Greenest of Them All'

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson claims that his state is "the only state" that is following the Kyoto treaty. The Fact Checker awards him four Pinocchios.

By Michael Dobbs  | November 9, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Environment  
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Ron Paul Faces $1.1 Trillion Budget Shortfall

Ron Paul raised $4.2 million in one day. But does he have a plan for plugging the $1.1 trillion gap when he abolishes the income tax?

By Michael Dobbs  | November 8, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (137)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Economy, Verdict Pending  
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Four Pinocchios for Recidivist Rudy

Giuliani repeats his false prostate cancer claim, but can't name a reputable researcher who agrees that Britons are much more at risk than Americans.

By Michael Dobbs  | November 7, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Health  
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Aliens Support Clinton, Richardson

Bill Richardson says the government "hasn't come clean" about UFOs. Archives officials say the governor of New Mexico is living on another planet. The Fact Checker adjudicates.

By Michael Dobbs  | November 6, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, 3 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History  
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Biden Talks Tough to Brezhnev?

Presidential candidates often inflate their foreign policy resumes. But did Joe Biden really negotiate an important Cold War arms control treaty with Leonid Brezhnev?

By Michael Dobbs  | November 5, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History  
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