He could've said it a little better
"About 2 percent of Americans get paid the minimum wage."
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Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."
A good dose of hyperbole
Says Obama "exempted Congress and their staff from the full effect of the (health care) law."
Claim is missing some key qualifiers
"Ohioans can expect to pay up to 41 percent more for their insurance premiums when Obamacare takes effect next year."
‘Digital diplomacy’ comes with a price
Says the State Department spent $630,000 to get 2 million Facebook "Likes."
He was put on hold
"I was filibustered."
A closer look at the language of budget kabuki
President Barack Obama has "announced that he would not sign ANY spending bills this year unless sequestration spending cuts are eliminated."
An exaggeration that goes beyond the facts
Says health insurance premiums will rise under Obamacare.
Experts say it depends on the circumstances
Says proposed anti-abortion legislation "would force women facing the most personal of health decisions to endure a transvaginal ultrasound."
Opinions, they are a-changin’
Most Americans want "traditional marriage," as defined by the Defense of Marriage Act.
Mandate opposite of what Maddow claims
Says Ohio budget item later signed into law by Gov. John Kasich requires women seeking an abortion to undergo a "mandatory vaginal probe."
Most, but not all
"Every major religion is opposed to same-sex marriage."
It’s a lot, but he overstated it
"About 95 percent of (Ohio’s) electricity comes from burning coal."
He's not all wet
Says Delaware County has more waterfront property than any other county in the state of Ohio
The elusive American dream
"If you are born poor in America, we rank ninth or tenth in our citizens’ ability to climb up through that ladder and get themselves into the middle class."
Outdated thinking on linking the two
Says abortion increases the risk of breast cancer.
A SNAP judgment that's spot on
"Some of these members of the House of Representatives get hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies" but want to cut food stamps.
Don't get reeled in by this one
A hidden provision in Obamacare taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
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