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The GOP Platform's 12 Faultiest Claims

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the American Legion 94th National Convention in Indianapois, India
US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the American Legion 94th National Convention in Indianapois, Indiana, on August 29, 2012. Romney lies neck-and-neck with Obama in national polls 10 weeks before an election that should be his for the taking, given the sour economy and an unemployment rate that is lingering stubbornly above eight percent. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Last week, the Republican Party released its 2012 platform, a document that proposes sweeping reforms designed to limit the size and role of government in the United States. Mixed in there are some inaccuracies too.

The Romney campaign's stance on factually-based claims has been a subject of scrutiny lately. Just in the last few weeks, the media has called out Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan for a number of factual mistakes and misleading assertions, and a Romney aide has said they would not let their "campaign be dictated by fact-checkers." Pay us no mind then.

Here are some of the GOP platform's faultiest claims:

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The GOP Platform's Faultiest Claims
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