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Fact-checking the presidential debate

Viewers of the presidential debate Wednesday night might have felt like they were drowning in facts and figures at some point.

There were $5 trillion deficits and $2 trillion defense expenditures and $716 billion Medicare cuts and a question of whether Medicare was going to go to vouchers and . . .

So who was telling the truth, and who was stretching it? Both candidates had challenges with their facts, or so conclude several organizations that began dissecting the statements before the debate even finished.

For a round-up of fact checking, click here. 

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