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'Death panel' was 'lie of the year'

Sarah Palin's claim about a government "death panel" was picked as the "lie of the year" by the fact-checking Web site PolitiFact.com. Though her assertion has been thoroughly debunked, Palin said she has no regrets about claiming that the government would set up boards to determine whether seniors and people with disabilities were worthy of care, or about coining the term "death panel." "I would characterize them like that again, in a heartbeat," Palin said.

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