Steel plant's fortunes tanked under Bain
After they bought GST Steel, "Mitt Romney and his partners loaded it with debt, closed the Kansas City plant and walked away with a healthy profit, leaving hundreds of employees out of work with their pensions in jeopardy."
Romney said he won't change law
Says Mitt Romney "has refused to say whether he would have vetoed or signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act."
Outside analysis bears him out
Mitt Romney has "proposed cutting his own taxes while raising them on 18 million working families."
Production up, but not on federal land last year
"Under President Obama, domestic oil production is at an eight-year high."
— PolitiFact Virginia
Reagan accepted tax increases but didn't often propose them
Says Ronald Reagan "understood repeatedly that when the deficit started to get out of control, that for him to make a deal he would have to propose both spending cuts and tax increases."
A lot rarer fate than media coverage would suggest
Because of the new health care law, "Americans no longer will see their coverage dropped or capped when illness strikes."
Money was expected to go fast
By the time Obama took office, "The Bush administration had given the car companies $13 billion and the money was now gone."
Widely cited number, but there's a smaller alternative figure, too
Because of the new health care law, "2.5 million young adults now have coverage."
He's talking licenses, not plants built
"We supported the first new nuclear power plant in three decades."
— PolitiFact Florida
UPDATED: Right on private-sector job stats, but who gets credit?
"In the last 22 months, businesses have created more than 3 million jobs. Last year, they created the most jobs since 2005."
An accurate statistic, though administration was only one factor of many
"Right now, American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years."
Yes, if Bush tax cuts are extended
"Fifty percent of Speaker Gingrich’s tax plan goes to the top 1 percent."
Obama was major force for health reform
"Because of Barack Obama 32 million new people will have healthcare."
It's a bit less than $1,000 (and not every household gets a break)
A bipartisan payroll tax cut championed by the White House has meant that "the average family has an extra $1,000 in their pocket" this year.
The Gipper said don't mess with our creditworthiness
Says Ronald Reagan "repeatedly talked about how irresponsible it would be to allow the full faith and credit of the United States to be impaired in any kind of way."
Not quite 80 percent, but most
"Eighty percent of the American people support an approach (to federal budget problems) that includes revenues and includes cuts."
Broadly speaking, yes
"As we've seen that federal support for states diminish, you've seen the biggest job losses in the public sector -- teachers, police officers, firefighters losing their jobs."
He did, though some small companies may also face tax hikes
"We have provided at least 16 tax cuts to small businesses."
Yes, but categories not clear cut
"You see a whole bunch of Korean cars here in the United States, and you don't see any American cars in Korea."
By most measures, yes
"If you're a … wealthy CEO or a … hedge fund manager in America right now, your taxes are … lower than they've been since the 1950s."
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