Lately, Reality Check has covered a series of AP stories comparing the candidates’ personal habits. Today, it’s unfinished house chores. Again, these probably don’t say very much about where the candidates stand on the issues, but they’re fun nonetheless.


Delaware Sen. Joe Biden: ”Maintaining shrubbery”

New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: ”Organizing my closets”

Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd: ”My 2 year-old who wakes up beginning at 3 every morning!”

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards: ”Clearing paths in the woods”

Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich: The garden

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama: ”Too numerous to list”

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: ”Taking out the garbage at the mansion”


Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback: ”Mowing the lawn”

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: ”Cleaning the fireplace”

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: ”Cleaning garage”

California Rep. Duncan Hunter: ”Finishing the rebuilding of our house that burned down — a big task.”

Arizona Sen. John McCain: ”Grilling”

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: ”Clean the gutters”

Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo: Christmas lights