FACT CHECK: The Truth Hurt During Debate

In September 2007, Obama responded to this question from a reporter: "You've said before that you'd meet with President Ahmadinejad. …. Would you still meet with him today?" Obama said:"Yeah, nothing's changed with respect to my belief that strong countries and strong presidents talk to their enemies and talk to their adversaries."

Obama's Voting Record on Taxes

Palin argued that Obama has voted to increase taxes 94 times. Palin said, "Barack had 94 opportunities to side on the people's side and reduce taxes and 94 times he voted to increase taxes or not support a tax reduction. Ninety-four times."

FACT: That's a wildly inflated number Palin threw out; the actual number is closer to half that.

But how about when Biden defended Obama against a different Palin tax allegation.

PALIN: "Barack Obama supported increasing taxes, as late as last year for families making only $42,000 a year."

BIDEN: That charge is absolutely not true. Barack Obama did not vote to raise taxes. The vote she's referring to -- John McCain voted the same way.

FACT: On the tax increase that Palin referred to, McCain did not cast a vote. He was campaigning in Pennsylvania, but it was a fairly party line vote and McCain's vote would not have made a difference.

With reporting by the ABC News Fact Check team Jake Tapper, Lisa Chinn, Dennis Dunlavey, Brian Hartman, Tom Giusto, Kimberley Randolph, Z. Byron Wolf, Justin Rood, Teddy Davis, Karen Travers, Kirit Radia, Luis Martinez, Ariane deVogue, Arlette Saenz, Steven Portnoy, Reynolds Holding and Jerika Richardson.

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