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Lauren Benedict's file:
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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.

Recent statements involving Lauren Benedict

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey wants public schools to teach women to "stay in their place."

Recent stories featuring Lauren Benedict

A roundup of false comments that still burn:

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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