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Fact-checking Romney's private fundraiser remarks

Grainy video of Mitt Romney talking to big-dollar donors May 17  in Florida has the political world in a tizzy.     PolitiFact has looked into Romney’s remarks in the secretly recorded video and fact-checked several of the comments. Several abbreviated versions of those fact-checks appear below.         Go to our Facebook page ( for full versions of these and other fact-checks. Readers can comment on our rulings at the FaceBook site. Or find us on Twitter ( We update that page with new fact-checks throughout the news cycle.