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Obama gets Barely and Half True rating on claims

Staff Report • Sep 19, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is the focus of two new items onPolitiFact.

On the Truth O Meter, Obama claim that, \"In January, I outlined a plan to help revive our faltering economy, which formed the basis for a bipartisan stimulus package that passed the Congress\" is rated as Barely True. CLICK HERE for the claim and fact checking. 

On the Attack File, Obama\'s claim that McCain economic adviser Phil Gramm is \"the architect of some of the deregulation in Washington that helped cause the mess on Wall Street. is rated Half True. CLICK HERE for the claim and fact checking.

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