Attack Ads Hurt Kerry in Polls Ads accusing Sen. John Kerry of lying about his Vietnam War record -- an accusation that is unproved -- appear to be eroding Kerry's standing in polls of independent voters and veterans. Veterans supporting Kerry's version of events came forward over the weekend. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.
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Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

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Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

Attack Ads Take Toll on Kerry in Polls

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Ads accusing Sen. John Kerry of lying about his Vietnam War record — an accusation that is unproved — appear to be eroding Kerry's standing in polls of independent voters and veterans. Veterans supporting Kerry's version of events came forward over the weekend. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

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