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"At my first ‘Let’s Get to Work Day’ … we sold out;" more than 240 dozen doughnuts by 8:30 a.m.

Bill Heller "raises taxes. Property taxes. Small business taxes. He even wants to tax the Internet. Mr. Heller said no to balancing the federal budget, that puts more debt on our kids."

Company may close, "all because government essentially says if they don't hire a lifeguard to watch their workers, they can't stay open."

"The downsizing of Pinellas County government resulted in about 1,200 people being laid off in a 12 percent unemployment market. … I can tell you that every one of them was hired from the time that Ms. Latvala went into office in 2000."

"One of the other inaccuracies ... is that we have raised taxes multiple times and run up the budget. Absolutely not true. One tax increase since I’ve been in office. It was a quarter mill tax in the unincorporated area only."

"He voted twice for a budget resolution that increases the taxes on individuals making $42,000 a year."

"Congressman John Lewis, an American hero, made allegations that Sarah Palin and I were somehow associated with ... the worst chapter in American history. ... And, Senator Obama, you didn't repudiate those remarks."

Obama "voted for ... $3-million for an overhead projector at a planetarium in Chicago."

"Barack Obama ... 96 percent of his votes have been solely along party line."

"You ... said that Barack Obama was not ready to be commander in chief."

Recent stories from David DeCamp
Fact-checking the new pro-Mitt Romney ad

The GOP presidential primary campaign may still be in mid-season, but at least one campaign TV ad is already in reruns.

Restore our Future, a pro-Mitt Romney super PAC, is slated to air a commercial in Georgia beginning Thursday that, save for a few visuals, is identical to one that ran during the former Massachusetts governor’s failed 2008 presidential campaign.  

It’s also similar to a viral Internet story that PolitiFact National checked Jan. 30.

Both television ads feature former business partner Robert Gay crediting Romney with helping reunite Gay with his daughter after she went missing.

"Mitt’s done a lot of things that people say are nearly impossible," Gay says in both ads. "But for me, the most important thing he’s ever done is to help save my daughter."

Did Mitt "help save" Gay’s daughter?

Not just for the richest anymore

Candidates pillory the alternative minimum tax, though not always with solutions in hand.

Clinton fails English exam - twice

Clinton overstates the implications of making English the official U.S. language.

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