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Fact Checker: March 30, 2008 - April 5, 2008

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A new television ad paints a picture of a defiant John McCain resisting his North Vietnamese captors. But it omits some important context. The Fact Checker investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 3, 2008; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (95)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Verdict Pending  
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McCain's '100-year war'

Barack Obama continues to claim on the campaign trail that John McCain wants to fight a 100-year war in Iraq. Both he and Hillary Clinton have twisted McCain's words.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 2, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (162)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, Iraq  
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Professor Obama?

The Clinton campaign says that Barack Obama has been misusing the title of "former law professor." A former Princeton professor investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 1, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch  
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Obama's 'Camelot connection'

Barack Obama has suggested that he is the mythical offspring of the Kennedys and the American civil rights movement. There are some problems with his version of history.

By Michael Dobbs  | March 31, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History  
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