The fact-checking organization PolitiFact looked into a claim made in a political ad. It said 85 percent of recent college graduates moved back in with their parents. That number is wrong. Kim Parker, the lead researcher for a Pew Research Center survey on the boomerang generation, talks to Steve Inskeep about what the real number is.
The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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