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PolitiFact: Fact checking Wednesday's debate

5:53 PM, Oct 4, 2012   |    comments
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There's a lot of information that came out of Wednesday night's debate, so Politifact Florida is sorting out the facts for you.

Here's some fact checking:

- Mitt Romney says U.S. is "now spending 42 percent of our economy on government (mostly true)

- Obama says Romney wants to turn Medicare into a voucher program (mostly true)

- Romney says IPAB board can "tell people ultimately what treatments they're going to receive (mostly false)

- Mitt Romney says up to 20 million will lose health insurance due to Obama health care law (false)


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