Not always a "check"
"8.5 million Americans have gotten rebate checks because their insurance companies were spending too much money on executive bonuses and administrative costs and not enough on health care."
Cancellations the exception, not the rule
"The vast majority of people in this country are keeping their (health insurance) plan."
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Education makes up most of the category
Says Republicans want to cut education by 25 percent.
Stuck in time when it comes to earnings
"The typical white male worker in this country is making in real terms what he was making in 1973" and "the average worker is making what they were making in 1996."
Very different times, but yes
Republicans extended unemployment insurance under President Bush "when he asked to extend unemployment insurance."
A trip down Memory Lane, when they said the budget future was "bright"
When President Bush took office in 2001, he inherited a $236 billion budget surplus, with a projected 10-year surplus of $5.6 trillion. When he ended his term, he left a $1.3 trillion deficit and a projected 10-year shortfall of $8 trillion.
$10k per year per family
Obama's plan for health care reform "ends exorbitant out-of-pocket expenses, deductibles or co-pays."
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