Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden on June 25, 2015, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key part of the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo)

Is health insurance through work $1,800 less because of the Affordable Care Act?

We dig into the evidence behind this statement from President Barack Obama: "If your family gets insurance through your job -- so you're not using the Affordable Care Act -- you're still paying about $1,800 less per year on average than you would be if we hadn't done anything." 

 

Ted Cruz critiques PolitiFact, gets things wrong 

• Chris Christie on the Truth-O-Meter

• Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

The Latest from PolitiFact

False

An exaggeration as big as Texas

Half-True

The games are back

Mostly True

The national average was even higher

Support repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

Urge states to treat same-sex couples with full equality in their family and adoption laws

Mostly False

Less bullion might move and it's not in Federal Reserve

Mostly False

The unborn don't have rights under state law

Mostly True

The quote came from his first gubernatorial campaign

Pants on Fire!

McInnes said to look it up, so we did

Gavin  McInnes
Gavin McInnes

"The Civil War wasn't about slavery."

— PunditFact

Mostly True

Desegregation efforts have regressed