No. 1, with a 7-point lead
Says he "did the very best" in a recent poll in Iowa matching up each of the major Republican presidential candidates against President Barack Obama.
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Attacks are up
Every month since 9/11, there have been as many suicide attacks against the United States and its allies as there were in all the years leading up to 9/11.
A plausible number, though coverage is thinner than it seems
The U.S. military "is in 130 countries. We have 900 bases around the world."
Foreign aid fact straight, but is comparison meaningful?
"The Arab and the Muslim nations get twice as much money as Israel."
It would be close to the same revenue
"If you got rid of the income tax today you'd have about as much revenue as we had 10 years ago."
Founders were wary of European alliances
"The founders advised non-interventionism."
Lotsa bills, but not the most
"Congressman Paul introduces numerous pieces of substantive legislation each year, probably more than any single member of Congress."
Fatality count isn't that high
"We've lost over 5,000 Americans over there in Afghanistan, in Iraq, and plus the civilians killed."
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