Such a large wage hike hasn't been studied
"Increasing the min. wage to $15 an hour would reduce spending on food stamps, public housing and other programs by over $7.6 billion a year."
An imbalance, but not that big
Says that in her speech to the pro-Israel group AIPAC, Hillary Clinton "had one line on the Palestinian people."
Not if they're still serving
"Washington politicians are paid over $200,000 an hour for speeches."
Not as strong a connection as he suggests
"We win when voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low."
Clinton hasn't gone that far
Says Hillary Clinton "has been saying lately that she thinks that I am, 'not qualified to be president.' "
Only 2/3 of the story
Says his free public university tuition program "is paid for … by a tax on Wall Street's speculation."
Most studies found little impact
"NAFTA, supported by the Secretary (Clinton), cost us 800,000 jobs nationwide."
Not No. 1, but up there
"We work longer hours than any people in the industrialized world, including the Japanese."
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Surprise! She didn't
"Tell me what Madeleine Albright’s position was on the War on Iraq. I wouldn’t be surprised if she supported it."
Bernie's not looking at the bigger picture
"Very little of (the defense) budget — less than 10 percent — actually goes into fighting ISIS and international terrorism."
He wrote one provision
"I helped write" the Affordable Care Act.
Searches were run
"We didn't go out and take" information from the Hillary Clinton campaign.
The link is indirect and complicated
Climate change is "directly related" to the growth of terrorism.
Misses a whole lot of the picture
Out of the total U.S. military budget, "significantly less than 10 percent of that money is used to fight international terrorism."
By itself, a joint doesn't get you into the joint
"We are imprisoning or giving jail sentences to young people who are smoking marijuana."
Not on the U.S. payroll
The largest low-wage employer "is not McDonalds or Walmart but the U.S. government."
Israel and Mexico have higher rates
"We have the highest rate of childhood poverty of any major country on Earth."
2010 was highest rate in 17 years, but available data doesn't support sweeping claim
"Poverty levels (are) at an all-time high."
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