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Fact Checker Archive: 2 Pinocchios

Peter King's claim about radical Muslim imams: Is it true?

The New York congressman has said a report that 80 percent of U.S. mosques are run by extremists "seems accurate."

By Glenn Kessler  | March 10, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Other Foreign Policy, War on Terror  
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Democrats keep misleading on claimed budget 'cuts'

Democrats kept saying they have already made $51 billion in cuts in the budget. Saying it doesn't make it so.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 4, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (68)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Economy, Nancy Pelosi  
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Harry Reid's illusory $41 billion in budget cuts

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid claims Democrats have already cut $41 billion from the 2011 budget. Is he right?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 24, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Economy, Harry Reid  
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Raymond Davis: Our man in Pakistan

President Obama called the U.S. embassy employee suspected of killing two people in Pakistan is a "diplomat" who enjoys diplomatic immunity. Is he right?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 18, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Other Foreign Policy, Verdict Pending  
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Obama's misleading language on debt reduction in the 2012 budget

President Obama claimed his budget "will not be adding more to the national debt." That's only true if you exclude hundreds of billions of dollars in interest expenses.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 17, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Economy  
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Ryan's claims of trillions in new spending in the 2012 federal budget

House Republicans claim that Obama is adding $8.7 trillion in new spending in his budget. The Fact Checker examines the data -- and finds them wanting.

By Glenn Kessler  | February 16, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Economy, Paul Ryan  
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