Correct for black youth, mixed data for Latinos
"Fewer black and Latino men participate in the labor force, compared to young white men."
Best-available stat backs him
"Most folks’ wages haven’t gone up in over a decade."
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77 cents is the biggest gap, not the only one
Women "make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."
We're No. 1 -- by one measure
"For the first time in over a decade, business leaders around the world have declared that China is no longer the world’s No. 1 place to invest; America is."
Adjusted for inflation, Obama's numbers are close
"The federal minimum wage is worth about 20 percent less than it was when Ronald Reagan" gave his first address to a joint session of Congress.
We're No. 1 -- but mostly driven by industry
"Thanks in part to our all-of-the-above strategy for American energy," the United States generates "more natural gas than anybody."
Thanks to a site run by Arkansas
Due to Obamacare, Arkansas "has covered almost 14 percent of its uninsured already."
Your bill may spike if you get sick
Nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans "can get health insurance for what may be the equivalent of your cell phone bill."
Just one survey of big businesses
"Half of all CEOs say that the shutdown and the threat of shutdown set back their plans to hire over the next six months."
More people have opinions on Obamacare than Part D
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
At the high end of estimates
"Up to half of all Americans have a pre-existing condition."
Three other years are within the margin of error
"This year, we're off to our best private-sector jobs growth since 1999."
It slipped under today's rate for most of Reagan's second term
The minimum wage is "lower right now than it was when Ronald Reagan took office."
Claim is more than just hot air
As a student at Occidental College in Los Angeles from 1979 to 1981, "there were days where folks couldn't go outside. … because of all the pollution in the air."
Cincinnati tops the list ... at No. 30
Long-term federal investment in U.S. airports is urgent because "there was a recent survey of the top airports … in the world, and there was not a single U.S. airport that came in the top 25."
High support for policy, but polls asked before bills emerged
A "wide majority of NRA households ... supported this legislation" on gun background checks.
Tax increases and spending cuts
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
Some discretion in cutting, but not much
The sequester "won’t consider whether we’re cutting some bloated program that has outlived its usefulness, or a vital service that Americans depend on every single day. It doesn’t make those distinctions."
Romney, Obama on same side
Says he and Mitt Romney agreed on tying minimum wage increases to inflation.
True of background checks -- but other proposals?
Says "overwhelming majorities of Americans" support gun legislation "like background checks."
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