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FACT SHEET: Who has been to Iraq?

We surveyed the 16 candidates to find out which ones have visited Iraq since the start of the war in March 2003. As of December 2007, nine have. Here are our findings along with a brief synopsis of each candidate's position on the war, taken from their Web sites.

Why facts matter

In an essay, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair explains why facts are important — and why we nitpick.

Looking for Mr. Right

Each of the candidates running for the Republican nomination for president claims to be a conservative. And each one is -- to a point.

What's in a resume?

The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.

Taking off the gloves in Orlando

The Republican candidates mixed it up during a lively debate in Orlando. They stretched the truth on crime and defense, while Huckabee was Pants-On-Fire wrong about the Founding Fathers.

Keeping it simple, sometimes wrong

The candidates from both parties want to distill the SCHIP debate into nuggets that satisfy their base voters.

'Dr. No' sometimes votes yes

Ron Paul has the most libertarian voting record in the presidential field, but some of his claims about his record go too far.

Debatable claims in N.H.

In a New Hampshire debate, the GOP candidates discuss immigration, Iraq and chicken dinners for Guantanamo detainees. Some of their facts aren't quite right.