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AP FACT CHECK: Pence on a balanced budget

October 04, 2016 - 6:30 PM

WASHINGTON - A claim from the vice-presidential debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine, and how it stacks up with the facts:

PENCE, saying he's proud that "the state of Indiana has balanced budgets."

THE FACTS: True, but that's not exactly to his credit. A balanced budget is required by law, as it is in every state except Vermont.

EDITOR'S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by political figures

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