The four Republican candidates squared off for the first time in Roanoke. We put some of their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
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The Truth-O-Meter and the Flop-O-Meter went into late-October mode last week when former Gov. Tim Kaine announced he would run for the seat being vacated by fellow Democrat Jim Webb. Republican George Allen did not take it lightly.