Friday, October 24th, 2014
A colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (in blue) budding from a infected cell (yellow-green). (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease)

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The Latest from PolitiFact

False

Despite hiccups, things are on track

Mostly False

There's little chance the Legislature would have acted

Mostly True

Lower than some Senate Republicans

Half-True

Abolishing department doesn't abolish all programs

Mostly True

Mostly True, again, and again

Half-True

Some efforts may preserve American work

False

Education spending a major campaign theme

Mostly False

Ebola is the bigger humanitarian crisis

Pants on Fire!

Patrick evidently helped put money into budget