Saturday, May 8, 2010

PolitiFact checks out Buchanan (with video)

Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan, representing Sarasota and Manatee counties, voted April 27 to block a cost-of-living pay raise for himself and other members of Congress. He made a claim on video that, "In the last 50 years, we've only balanced the budget five times." St. Pete Times/Miami Herald's PolitiFact/Florida decided to "see if Buchanan's recollection of history is correct."

He passed. Check out this link to PolitiFact's research for the results.

Here's the video:

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