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Fact-checking the Republican debate in Michigan

By Becky Bowers, W. Gardner Selby
Published on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 at 10:22 a.m.

We'll be listening closely as the economy takes center stage at tonight's 90-minute Republican presidential debate at 7 Central time on CNBC.

Eight candidates will face the Truth-O-Meter as they clash over their plans for taxes and government spending, including Social SecurityMedicare and Medicaid. They may also delve into regulation, bailouts, housing and the Occupy Wall Street protests, CNBC says.

So line up your snacks and flex your Twitter fingers — we'll tweet live @PolitiFactTexas.

If you can't wait to get started, browse the PolitiFact report cards for tonight's debaters:

Michele Bachmann

Herman Cain

Newt Gingrich

Jon Huntsman

Ron Paul

Rick Perry

Mitt Romney

Rick Santorum

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