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Fact Checker: December 16, 2007 - December 22, 2007

Marching with King

Contrary to his claims on the campaign trail, Mitt Romney did not "see" his father marching with Martin Luther King. It is unclear whether Romney Sr and King marched together.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 22, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History  
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Hillary Bakes Some Stats

Clinton says that health care costs have spiraled under Bush, but were stable under her husband. The Fact Checker examines the data.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 21, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Social Issues  
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Romney's 'Flip, Flop, Flip'

Mitt Romney says he came down "on the side of life" every time the issue came to his desk as governor of Massachusetts. That is not true.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 20, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Social Issues  
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True But False

What do Barack Obama, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, and Jesus have in common? A) They attended madrassas. B) They are "spirit brothers."

By Michael Dobbs  | December 19, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Social Issues, True but False  
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Pinocchios for Huckabee on Illegal Immigrants

Mike Huckabee is twisting facts in trying to argue that he did not support making illegal immigrants eligible for in-state tuition while governor of Arkansas.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 18, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Education, Immigration  
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Most Revealing Fibs: Rudy Giuliani

The recycling of dubious boasts has become a staple feature of the Giuliani presidential campaign. The Fact Checker looks at his record in New York City.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 16, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Social Issues  
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