Not as clear as you'd think
Says President Barack Obama "gives students the right to repay (federal) loans as a clear, fixed, low percentage of their income for up to 20 years."
Number is cherry-picked, but accurately described
"In the last 29 months, our economy has produced about 4.5 million private-sector jobs."
A mixed picture on debt
"It took us four years to balance the budget. Then I gave you four surplus budgets for the first time in more than 70 years, paid $600 billion down on the national debt."
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