Statement: “That thing which occurred at Dulles airport was a complete fraud made up by the lady in question. She never appeared in court. The court threw it out. And that was the end of that,” Bob Filner, a San Diego mayoral candidate, said on the Mike Slater radio show, Aug. 16.
Analysis: Congressman Bob Filner made national headlines in 2007 following a run-in at Dulles International Airport outside Washington D.C.