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6 Republican Talking Points That Economists Say Are Totally Bogus

03/08/2013 04:03 pm ET

The Obama administration and Congressional Republicans have been at odds about the budget for years. That may be because politics and economics don't always mix. In its latest impasse, the government let steep spending cuts go into effect at the beginning of March, which one economic forecasting firm estimates will cost the economy 700,000 jobs by the end of next year.

Check out six critical issues where Republicans and economists disagree:

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