All Mostly False statements involving Barack Obama
Said his mother had to fight with health insurance companies for treatment because of a pre-existing condition.
"The clear majority of Republican voters think that any deficit reduction package should have a balanced approach and should include some revenues."
"The (border) fence is now basically complete."
If there’s a government shutdown, "people don’t get their Social Security checks."
"Veterans can now download their electronic medical records with a click of the mouse."
John Boehner said the jobs of "teachers and nurses and police officers and firefighters" are "'government jobs' that weren't worth saving."
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "has held the line on property taxes."
Republicans "don't think it's a good idea" to make the child care tax credit "stronger."
"Some Republican leaders in Congress" are "pushing to make privatizing Social Security a key part of their legislative agenda if they win a majority in Congress this fall."
The Bush administration prosecuted 190 suspected terrorists in federal courts.
"We're also cutting a Forest Service economic development program that strayed so far from any mission that it funded a music festival."
"Last week, the Supreme Court reversed a century of law that I believe will open the floodgates for special interests – including foreign corporations – to spend without limit in our elections."
"I didn't campaign on a public option."
"The Senate Finance Committee approved a reform proposal that has both Democratic and Republican support."
"It’s a plan that incorporates ideas from many of the people in this room tonight – Democrats and Republicans."
AARP is "endorsing" the health care reform bill.
In the 100 days since its passage, the economic stimulus has "saved or created nearly 150,000 jobs."
"Already we've identified $2 trillion in deficit reductions over the next decade."
"As a percentage of gross domestic product, we are reducing nondefense discretionary spending to its lowest level since the '60s, lower than it was under Reagan, lower than it was under Clinton, lower than it was under Bush, or both Bushes."
"For my energy plan, my economic plan, and the other proposals you'll hear tonight, I've offered spending cuts above and beyond their cost."
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