Ask FactCheck: Week ending June 6

June 6, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
FactCheck.org answers your questions about U.S. politics.

June 6, 2008

Q: Did Clinton win the popular vote?
A: Obama won more votes unless you count Michigan, where he wasn't on the ballot.

Q: Did Obama write that he would "stand with the Muslims" and that he nurses a "pervasive sense of grievance and animosity" toward whites?
A: No. A widely circulated e-mail fabricates some quotes from Obama's books and twists others.

Q: Did Hamas endorse Barack Obama?
A: A top adviser to the militant group has spoken favorably about Obama's candidacy.

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