Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Is there a corporate tax break that ships jobs overseas?

Democrats love to say that Republicans support tax breaks that promote outsourcing, but that claim is misleading.

 

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Mostly True

Studies show spankings are common

Half-True

By percentage, not raw number

 Senate Majority PAC
Senate Majority PAC

"New Hampshire has lost more jobs to China than any other state."

— PolitiFact New Hampshire

Mostly True

Exact measurement difficult, but trend true, experts say

False

Latest count shows that number is 4 times too high

Mostly False

The percentage has dropped precipitously since 2009

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says "John Barrow voted with Obama 85 percent of the time."

Half-True

That was then; this is now

 National Republican Congressional Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee

Says "Nick Rahall voted with Obama 94 percent of the time."

Half-True

"Same work" claim depends on job

Mostly False

Terms were secret but vote was public

Half-True

Republicans have bounced back in recent polls