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Fact Checker: December 9, 2007 - December 15, 2007

Most Revealing Fibs: Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee has tried to blame the Clintons for the release of convicted rapist Wayne Dumond. The Fact Checker finds that it a huge stretch.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 15, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Social Issues  
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Most Revealing Fibs: Barack Obama

Trailing behind Hillary Clinton among African-American voters, Obama is repeating the false claim that more "young black men" are in prison than in college.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 14, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Iraq, Social Issues  
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Most Revealing Fibs: John McCain

A squabble over supply side economics appears to have broken out on board the "Straight Talk Express," pitting John McCain against his top domestic policy adviser. The Fact Checker adjudicates.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 13, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Economy  
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Most Revealing Fibs: Fred Thompson

As part of the "Front Runners" series, the Fact Checker examines the records of each of the leading candidates. Today: Fred Thompson.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 12, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Iraq  
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Most Revealing Fibs: John Edwards

As part of the "Front Runners" series, the Fact Checker examines the records of each of the leading candidates. Today's topic: the economic populism of John Edwards

By Michael Dobbs  | December 11, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Economy, Other Foreign Policy  
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Most Revealing Fibs: Mitt Romney

As part of the "Front Runners" series, the Fact Checker examines the factual mistakes of the candidates for clues to their approach to campaigning. Today's focus: Mitt Romney

By Michael Dobbs  | December 10, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Economy, Immigration, Social Issues  
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Most Revealing Fibs: Hillary Clinton

In conjunction with the "Front Runners" series, the Fact Checker examines the factual mistakes of the candidates for clues to their approach to campaigning. First up: Hillary Clinton.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 9, 2007; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Health, Iraq  
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