Ask FactCheck: Week ending Jan. 25

January 25, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST answers your questions about U.S. politics.

Jan. 25, 2008

Q: Is there a standard, accepted definition of what constitutes the "middle class"?
A: No, there isn't. "Middle class" means different things to different people - and politicians.

Q: When the votes were recounted in Florida, who won the 2000 presidential election?
A: Nobody can say for sure who might have won. A full, official recount of all votes statewide could have gone either way, but one was never conducted.

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