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Fact-checking the U.S. Chamber on Alan Grayson

Alan Grayson’s four-year-old quip about Republicans’ plan for healthcare reform -- remember his "die quickly" rant? -- is getting new life this election cycle.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using it against him in a TV attack ad airing in May 2012. Grayson, who represented House District 8 until Dan Webster unseated him in 2010, is running for a new Orlando seat.

The commercial is part of a broader campaign by the lobbying group targeting Democrats over their support of "Obamacare."

PolitiFact Florida fact-checked the ad’s claims that a Florida judge ruled parts of Obamacare unconstitutional and that the reforms could cause 20 million people to lose their current coverage. Click through for our rulings.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:47am]


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