"The reason we even have colleges is that at some point there were politicians who said, ‘You know what? We should start colleges.’ "
Counting payments to Bush loans
"The auto companies have now repaid taxpayers every dime and more of what my administration invested in."
American refineries will be the primary buyers
Keystone XL allows "Canada to pump their oil, send it through our land, down to the Gulf, where it will be sold everywhere else."
Not just any adviser
Says Jonathan Gruber was "some adviser who never worked on our staff."
Neither he nor lawmakers really go on vacation
Congress is on "vacation."
A garbled talking point
"The average minimum wage worker is 35 years old."
Not a single Republican ultimately voted for bill
"The United States Senate — Democrats and Republicans — (voted) to keep our government open."
Report looked at security, not perpetrators or talking points
"Over the last several months, there was a review board headed by two distinguished Americans, Mike Mullen and Tom Pickering, who investigated every element of" the Benghazi incident.
If the sequester hits, federal prosecutors will have to "let criminals go."
Congress passed it, but that's not the whole story
"The sequester is not something that I've proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed."
Romney said little but he did offer something
Says Mitt Romney was clear that he "would not provide government assistance to the U.S. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy."
Fees raised once, not eight times
As governor, "Mitt Romney raised nursing home fees eight times."
Largely contradicted by their writings
Says economists Harvey Rosen and Martin Feldstein have said that "paying for (Mitt) Romney’s tax cuts would require large tax increases on families making between $100,000 and $200,000."
Those jobs had left long before
Says Romney invested in a firm that made goods in China that "could have been made here in America."
Based on far-off projection
Says 50 million people would lose their health insurance if Obamacare is repealed.
Assumes the worst from an incomplete plan
Says Romney tax plan "could take away middle-class deductions for child care, mortgages and college tuition."
Right trend, wrong words
"We've doubled our use of renewable energy."
Changes but does not end Medicare
"In Florida, they're already talking about how the Ryan-Romney plan will end Medicare and replace it with a voucher."
— PolitiFact Florida
What about Carter and Clinton?
Says he could be "the first president in modern history to be outspent."
Strong argument that carried interest is not a "trick"
Says Mitt Romney’s carried interest income was a tax "trick."
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