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Fact Check Thursday: Mitt Romney And The 47 Percent

“47 percent of Americans pay no income tax,” said Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a video released by Mother Jones. Was that correct?


Mitt Romney speaks to the press on September 17, 2012. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Romney On The Defense After Video Shows Him Slamming Obama Supporters

The secretly-recorded video was leaked to the website for Mother Jones Magazine, which posted nearly half a dozen isolated clips online.


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Romney On Defensive After Video Leaked Of Him Ripping Obama Supporters

There were big developments in the Mitt Romney presidential campaign on Monday night. The GOP nominee held a news conference to address a controversial video clip. In it, Romney calls nearly half of Americans “dependent on government” who don’t pay taxes.