We're closer to New Guinea than New Zealand
The United States is "the only advanced country on Earth" that doesn’t guarantee "paid maternity leave to our workers."
Depends on the starting point
We've seen "our deficits cut by two-thirds."
The numbers add up in a still-troubled market
"Today, home sales are up nearly 50 percent from where they were in the worst of the crisis."
He left out biofuels
"We’ve doubled the production of clean energy."
It's been dropping since 1998
"Factories are opening their doors at the fastest pace in almost two decades."
Gains, but more to be done
Since the United States began negotiations with Iran, "that's probably the first year and a half in which Iran has not advanced its nuclear program in the last decade."
We'd be more like Europe without them
"We are younger than our competitors, and this is entirely because of immigration."
One law repealed, but main protection still in place
Wisconsin Republicans "repealed a statewide fair pay law" that made "sure women are treated fairly on the job."
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So you're telling me there's a chance
"You cannot get (Ebola) from just riding on a plane or bus."
Lower costs, lower deficit projections
The cost of "health care is now the single-biggest factor driving down" the federal budget deficit.
A full look at the data backs him up, mostly
"We've recovered (from the recession) faster and come farther than almost any other advanced country on Earth."
Using the most expensive scenario for day care
"In 31 states, decent child care costs more than college tuition."
Other countries have gaps in coverage, but yes
"The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave."
Republicans favor a hike but support for $10.10 is mixed
"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."
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."
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."
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