Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Lauren Carroll

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Lauren Carroll is a reporter with the national staff of PolitiFact.

Email: lcarroll@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Lauren Carroll

Half-True

It's a simplification of his record

Pants on Fire!

It's been this way since 1973

Mostly False

To say "we know" is a far stretch

Mostly False

No such tax breaks exist

Mostly True

Obama publicly wanted the full withrawal

Mostly False

She doesn't oppose equal pay

Mostly False

Ebola wormed its way into the election

False

He left the breaks in place, he didn't create them

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Says Thom Tillis "gives tax breaks to yacht and jet owners."

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