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Fact-checking the Democratic debate: Health care, incarceration rates, donors

Fact-checking the Democratic debate: Health care, incarceration rates, donors

A look at some of the claims in the latest Democratic presidential debate and how they compare with the facts:

CLINTON: "We have more than 750,000 donors and the vast majority are giving small contributions. ... We both have a lot of small donors."

THE FACTS: Her presidential run is being supported by wealthy donors in ways that Sanders' is not.

Last year's fundraising reports show that Sanders raised fully 72 percent of his campaign money from people who gave $200 or less, while for Clinton those donors accounted for just 16 percent of her funds.

Clinton stretched when putting herself in Sanders' league when it comes...

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