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Happy 6th birthday to PolitiFact

It’s true: PolitiFact turns 6 today.

In honor of our birthday, we thought we’d look back at some of the highlights of the past year, with an emphasis on No. 6. 

Most popular Truth-O-Meter fact-checks of the past year

1. Bill Clinton says Democratic presidents top Republican presidents in job creation

2. Mitt Romney says U.S. Navy is smallest since 1917, Air Force is smallest since 1947

3. Viral Facebook post says Barack Obama has lowest spending record of any recent president

4. PBS commentator Mark Shields says more killed by guns since '68 than in all U.S. wars

5. Mitt Romney says Barack Obama began his presidency "with an apology tour"

6. Mitt Romney says Barack Obama has 'doubled' the deficit

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