Democrat from Georgia
Lauren Benedict is chairwoman of Georgia's WIN List, a PAC dedicated to train and help Democratic women get elected to political office. Benedict is also a member of the Macon City Council.
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There’s not much worse for the political class than a trip to the fiery regions courtesy of PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter.
This year PolitiFact Georgia published more than 240 fact checks. Of those, 17 had the distinction of being awarded a Pants On Fire rating. Not only were these statements judged to be untrue, but they were found to be ridiculously so.
Here are summaries of a few of our favorite incendiary ratings of the year.
Today’s roundup kicks off a weeklong review of some of the best of PolitiFact Georgia from 2013.
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