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The Truth Squad Reports On The GOP Debates

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This week, the Republican candidates for president had what is likely their final debate encounter before the Iowa caucuses. Host Scott Simon talks with PolitiFact's Bill Adair to fact-check the competing claims and policy points of this election cycle.
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