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Mon Nov 19, 2012, 11:32 AM

4. Not true. See "Warren Buffett and the Mythical 'Congressional Reform Act'"...

Warren Buffett and the Mythical 'Congressional Reform Act'
By Susan Milligan

March 13, 2012

Why are so many members of Congress retiring?

Look no further than the following spam E-mail, which purports to be a petition of sorts circulated by billionaire and reform advocate Warren Buffett. It says:

Warren Buffet is asking each addressee to forward this email to a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask each of those to do likewise. In three days, most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one idea that really should be passed around.

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Actually, it's not at all how you fix Congress. But more to the point, the fake "petition" is filled with inaccuracies about Congress.

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http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/susan-milligan/2012/03/13/warren-buffett-and-the-mythical-congressional-reform-act


Other factcheck sites provide more debunking of this.

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