Splitting the difference on Social Security
"Social Security has never contributed one cent to the deficit. Not one cent."
He voted six times, all right
Sen. Jeff Merkley "voted six times for more debt."
There was a Will, but not this way
Oregon’s "three largest employers, and 13 of the top 25, are health care providers."
The bill failed, but so does the claim
The 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act "would have cost the average American family $1,000 a year while making no significant impact to fix our infrastructure and roads."
'Vocal support' doesn't equate to cosponsorship
"I co-sponsored the Rebuild America Jobs Act" for transportation and infrastructure.
A shot nowhere near the bullseye
The U.N. Arms Treaty "infringes upon our right to keep and bear arms."
Number's about right, but the proof is a little shy
"400,000 Oregonians have gained access to health care" through the Affordable Care Act.
Casting about when it comes to claims on the ACA
"Jeff Merkley was the deciding vote on Obamacare, which in Oregon has been an unmitigated disaster."
Narrowly crafted statement finds the truth
Some businesses in Oregon "are having to shrink back their businesses as a result of the law."
Earmarked for inaccuracy
There were "$2 billion in earmarks in fiscal year 2012."
He's right, even if you deduct some losing their coverage.
Says the Affordable Care Act has already reduced the number of uninsured in Oregon by 10 percent.
More people, but the rate is lower these days.
Says "there are actually more people in poverty now than there were when we started" the War on Poverty.
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