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PolitiFact Florida: Did former CEO Craig Miller create over 40,000 jobs?



Former Ruth's Chris Steak House CEO Craig Miller, who jumped last week into the GOP race to take on Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., vows to "take on the career politicians."

He's running on his business credentials, which he says include creating over 40,000 jobs. He was a long-time restaurant exec, so it seemed more plausible than other big job creation claims we've checked.

PolitiFact Florida looked back nearly four decades. See how we ruled.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 3:17pm]


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