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Fact Checker: April 6, 2008 - April 12, 2008

Bill Shoots from the Hip

Just as the Bosnia sniper controversy is dying down, Bill Clinton steps in to fan the flames. We count at least six factual errors in his defense of his wife's Tuzla tales.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 11, 2008; 5:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History  
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The Pot and the Kettle

The Clinton campaign is accusing Barack Obama of airing a "misleading" TV ad in Pennsylvania. But just how accurate is the Clinton response?

By Michael Dobbs  | April 11, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (121)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch  
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Still no light at the end of the tunnel

A rare Geppetto checkmark to General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker for acknowledging that there is still no "light at the end of the tunnel" in Iraq. The three remaining presidential candidates have been less honest about the flaws in their own Iraqi exit strategies.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 9, 2008; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, Geppetto's Checkmark, Iraq  
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Suffragettes for Hillary

Hillary Clinton is a little mixed up over the history of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She may need a fact checker.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 8, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, History  
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