McConnell vs. math — math wins
"In just one month, the Democrats have spent more than President Bush spent in seven years on the war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan and Hurricane Katrina combined."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
McCain lauds a long-term Iraq plan that isn't
"The president's plan, even after the end of its withdrawal timeline is reached, will leave in place up to 50,000 U.S. troops."
— Politifact National on Friday, February 27th, 2009
No fresh evidence of what McCain would do
"Sen. McCain would occupy Iraq indefinitely, against their wishes."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
His tone changed, but not his position
Says Obama flip-flopped on withdrawing troops from Iraq.
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 24th, 2008
Obama shifts emphasis on Iraq but not position
Barack Obama has "reversed" on his commitment "to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq immediately."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 10th, 2008
No shortage of choppers for floods
"Our National Guard, as we saw in the Midwest flooding, can't function as effectively as it could. I was talking to National Guard representatives. Fifteen of their 17 helicopters in this region were overseas during the flooding."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
Nope, Obama was first in the Senate, too
"I actually started criticizing the war in Iraq before (Obama) did."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 7th, 2008
Iran and al-Qaida don't agree on religion
It's "common knowledge" that al-Qaida is receiving training from Iran.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 19th, 2008
Straight talk, twisted
"We are bogged down in a war that John McCain now suggests might go on for another 100 years."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
McCain led the charge, but he wasn't alone
"I supported (the surge), I argued for it. I'm the only one on this stage that did."
— Politifact National on Friday, January 11th, 2008
Romney supported it from the start
"I supported the surge when you didn't."
— Politifact National on Sunday, January 6th, 2008
The Iraq Study Group didn't say that
"The Iraq Study Group reported that (Saddam Hussein) had designs on reviving his nuclear program."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 9th, 2007