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Fact Checker: March 16, 2008 - March 22, 2008

Hillary's Balkan Adventures, Part II

Hillary Clinton claims that her airplane came "under sniper fire" during a 1996 trip to Bosnia and that she had to run for cover. There are numerous problems with Clinton's version of events.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 21, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (533)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Other Foreign Policy  
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McCain's Foreign Policy 'Gaffe'

Did John McCain mix up Sunnis and Shiites? Is there evidence to show that Iran (a Shiite theocracy) supports Sunni extremist groups in Iraq? The Fact Checker investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 20, 2008; 11:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Iraq  
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What did he hear--and when did he hear it?

Was Barack Obama present in church when the Rev. Jeremiah Wright delivered his most incendiary sermons? The Fact Checker investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 19, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (161)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch  
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Iraq Truth-Telling, Part II

Hillary Clinton's spokesman says the candidate will stick to her troop withdrawal plans from Iraq, no matter what happens on the ground in 2009. No flexibility permitted.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 18, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Candidate Watch, Iraq, Verdict Pending  
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Hillary's Balkan Adventures

Hillary Clinton is claiming a "major role" in the foreign policy decisions of her husband's administrations. We explore her record on the Balkans and northern Ireland.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 17, 2008; 2:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Other Foreign Policy  
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