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PolitiFact announces 'Lie of the Year' finalists


Political fact-checking website PolitiFact released this morning the top 10 finalists for its not-coveted "Lie of the Year" award. The site said it would "soon" release the official winner.

Among the nominees:

--"Obamacare is . . . the largest tax increase in the history of the world." -- Rush Limbaugh on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 in comments on his radio show (rated Pants on Fire)

--"'You didn't build that': President Obama was saying success 'is the result of government,' not 'hard-working people,' when he said, 'If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.'" -- Mitt Romney on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 in an introduction to a web video (rated False)

--Arizona law: Mitt Romney "called the Arizona law a model for the nation." -- Barack Obama on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 in the second presidential debate (rated False)

See the full list.

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