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Biggest Deficit in History? Yes and No

Kerry said Feb. 26 that Bush’s budget deficit is “the largest in history.” But by the most important measure that’s not quite true. Half a trillion dollars is the most ever, but several others have been worse relative to the size of the economy.

Bush’s Misleading Attack Video

Internet attack ad says Kerry got most “special interest money” of any senator. He didn’t. And Bush got lots more.