Friday, August 28th, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders greets supporters after speaking at his town hall meeting in Salem, N.H., on Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo)

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False

Some Republicans have, especially Rubio

False

Yes it is, thousands

Half-True

It depends on the time frame you use

True

An 'anomaly' among economic peers

Half-True

Defining border security is subjective

Half-True

Referrals are a key step in screening

True

Home web access links to income

Mostly True

The Army is downsizing

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

"We have an Army that just cut 40,000 spots."  

— PolitiFact Florida