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Fact Checker: April 27, 2008 - May 3, 2008

Citizen McCain

The Senate has declared that John McCain is a "natural-born citizen," eligible to be president of the United States. But the non-binding Senate resolution does not resolve an arcane constitutional debate about the meaning of "natural-born."

By Michael Dobbs  | May 2, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Verdict Pending  
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Guilt by Association

Despite decrying the practice of "guilt by association," John McCain has been using the tactic a lot on the campaign trail recently. The Fact Checker looks at his rhetoric.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 1, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, War on Terror  
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A holiday from gas prices?

John McCain and Hillary Clinton are calling for a "gas tax holiday." Barack Obama calls the idea a "short-term quick fix" that won't help consumers. Who is right?

By Michael Dobbs  | April 29, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, Economy  
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