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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Monday, March 15, 2004

    Shoveling manure out of the presidential race 

    An Internet ad from the John Kerry campaign implies that President Bush has cut off health benefits for 200,000 veterans. Bush hasn't.

    The Bush campaign accuses Kerry of proposing to raise taxes by $900 billion. Not true, either, according to FactCheck.org, a nonpartisan Web site that debunks those recent ads, among others.

    When it comes to horse-race politics, FactCheck and other Web sites are shoveling the manure out of both stalls.

    - John Higgins

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 8:43 AM



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