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Politics

Fact-checkers dispute Romney claims

WASHINGTON — From the economy and Medicare to foreign policy and the genesis of his own fortune, Mitt Romney’s assertions in Tampa are coming under close scrutiny, with some of the Republican presidential nominee’s statements just as empty as the chair in Clint Eastwood’s shtick.

Romney won applause from GOP convention delegates with this zinger: “I will begin my presidency with a jobs tour. President Obama began with an apology tour.”

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