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By Rick Holmes
Jan. 23, 2013 5:10 p.m.



We’re stuck in a political moment when every fact is suspect, not to mention every “fact-checker.”



But it’s good that someone tries to pin down the promises of politicians, and keep score after the election is over, if only because it offers the opportunity to move from generalizations to specifics.



For what it’s worth, here’s Politifact’s scorecard: 239 promises kept; 130 promises compromised; 119 broken; 2 stalled; 18 in the works.  Click here to check on the promises near and dear to you.



 

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