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Fact Checker: September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008

Debate Live Fact Check

Fact checking the first presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama.

By Washington Post Editors  | September 26, 2008; 7:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (191)
 
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Four Pinocchios for Biden's Tax Fabrication

According to Joe Biden, John McCain's health care plan will represent "the largest tax increase in American history." That is simply not true.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 26, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Economy, Health  
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McCain 'Works the Refs'

The McCain campaign has accused the New York Times of being "150 percent in the tank" for Barack Obama but has been unable to demonstrate factual errors in the newspaper's reporting on ties between campaign manager Rick Davis and failed mortgage giants.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 24, 2008; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (80)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch  
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Read my lips...No new coal plants!

Joe Biden says that no new coal plants will be built in America under a Democratic administration. He is at odds with the top of his ticket.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 24, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (49)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, Environment  
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NRA Misfires against Obama

The National Rifle Association claims that Obama would like to take away the "guns and ammo" most commonly used by hunters, and impose a huge new tax on gun owners. Baloney.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 23, 2008; 10:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (151)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Ad Watch, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Social Issues  
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Obama misleads on Social Security

Barack Obama has distorted John McCain's position on Social Security reform -- just as McCain has twisted Obama's words on raising taxes.

By Michael Dobbs  | September 22, 2008; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (93)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, Economy  
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