Fact Check: Perry, Romney twist records in debate

0 Posted by - September 8, 2011 - Elections, Film & Television

 Fact Check: Perry, Romney twist records in debate*Taken from Yahoo News.

When Mitt Romney and Rick Perry thumped their chests over their job-creation records as governor during the Republican presidential debate Wednesday night, they left the bad parts out.

Yes, employment has grown by more than 1 million since Perry took office in Texas. But a lot of those jobs are not well paid.

True, unemployment dropped to 4.7 percent when Romney was Massachusetts governor. But the state’s employment growth was among the nation’s worst.

A look at some of the claims in the debate, and how they compare with the facts:


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