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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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Obama's 'backroom deal'?

Hillary Clinton has accused Obama of cutting a secret deal with a major campaign contributor. But she has failed to produce evidence to support her claim.

By Michael Dobbs  | February 14, 2008; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (398)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Environment  
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Mitt pumps gas

Mitt Romney claims that a family of four will pay $1000 more for gas under a McCain energy bill. His logic is flawed.

By Michael Dobbs  | January 30, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Economy, Environment  
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A 'Superhighway' to Nowhere

Ron Paul, Tom Tancredo, and Duncan Hunter have all denounced the "NAFTA superhighway" as an attack on national sovereignty. The Fact Checker finds that their fears are much exaggerated.

By Michael Dobbs  | December 3, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Candidate Watch, Environment, Immigration, Social Issues  
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Richardson: 'I Am the Greenest of Them All'

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson claims that his state is "the only state" that is following the Kyoto treaty. The Fact Checker awards him four Pinocchios.

By Michael Dobbs  | November 9, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Environment  
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Pinocchio Time for Al Gore

The Gore-acle won the Nobel Peace Prize for his warnings on global warming. But does that make him immune to criticism?

By Michael Dobbs  | October 25, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (183)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Environment, Video Watch  
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Older Entries in This Category »

An Inconvenient Truth: Team Gore Responds, Michael Dobbs , October 18, 2007
An Inconvenient Truth, Part II, Michael Dobbs , October 17, 2007
An Inconvenient Truth for Al Gore, Michael Dobbs , October 12, 2007
 
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