All Half-True statements involving Barack Obama

The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."

"More than 3 million young adults ... have gained insurance under (the Affordable Care Act) by staying on their family’s plan."

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

"What is and isn't a Schedule I narcotic is a job for Congress."

"Over the past eight years, the United States has reduced our total carbon pollution more than any other nation on Earth."

"Unemployment insurance kept more than 620,000 children out of poverty in 2012."

The minimum wage "in real terms right now is below where it was when Harry Truman was in office."

"In states where the federal government helps run these (health care) marketplaces, the average American will have more than 50 different plans to choose from, with different levels of coverage."

"Our businesses have created nearly twice as many jobs in this recovery as they had at the same point in the last recovery, when there was no Obamacare."

Says last year "13 million (health insurance) rebates went out, in all 50 states. Another 8.5 (million) rebates are being sent out this summer, averaging around 100 bucks each."

"My judicial nominees have waited three times longer to receive confirmation votes than those of my Republican predecessor."

Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."

Says that according to a report, "the tech sector now drives more than one-quarter of Austin’s economy."

Says "we" have put more boots on the U.S.-Mexico border "than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000."

For people with insurance, the only impact of the health care law "is that their insurance is stronger, better and more secure than it was before. Full stop. That's it. They don't have to worry about anything else."

Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."

If the sequester hits, "hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings."

"Every dollar we invested in high-quality, early education programs can save more than $7 later on by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing crime."

"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."

Says his administration has made "progress" on border enforcement by "putting more boots on the southern border than at any time in our history and reducing illegal crossings to their lowest levels in 40 years."

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