The four Republican candidates squared off for the first time in Roanoke. We put some of their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
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We do not dispute that precautions should be taken when mercury is released. But there’s a big difference between mercury beads spilling from a broken glass thermometer and the amount released from a shattered CFL light bulb. Marshall, in his statements, glosses over this key distinction.
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