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January 24, 2012 8:29 am

PolitiFact Florida: Fact Checking Last Nights Republican Debate

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Miami Herald/TB Times – The Republican debate in Tampa turned into a sparring match Monday night as Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney attacked each other on their records in political office.

Gingrich began the debate with a spirited defense of his record as speaker of the House of Representatives. He repeated a claim we’ve heard before, that “When I was speaker, we had four consecutive balanced budgets.” In fact, two of those balanced budgets occured after he left office. We rated that claim False.

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