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PolitiFact: 'Pants on Fire' rating for Rubio's comments on Obamacare

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Sen. Marco Rubio says Obamacare should be stopped, but one of his talking points is way off base:  Rubio has said that "75 percent of small businesses now say they are going to be forced to either fire workers or cut their hours" because of the law.

That's a dramatic misinterpretation of a survey conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Actually, approximately 5 to 9 percent of small businesses who answered the survey said they would do that. To find out how the numbers went wrong, read PolitiFact's full report.

[Last modified: Monday, July 29, 2013 3:12pm]

    

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