Some similarities, some differences
"How do Jeb Bush and Donald Trump differ on immigration? Spoiler alert: They don't."
— PolitiFact Florida
It was a reactionary measure
"If I had not asked for my emails all to be made public, none of this would have been in the public arena."
Sparse local engagement for two of three months
Despite keeping distance from national media interviewers, "I did local press all along, the last three months."
— PolitiFact New Hampshire
She missed at least one candidate
"Not a single Republican candidate, announced or potential, is clearly and consistently supporting a path to citizenship. Not one."
For Hobby Lobby specifically, she's overstating the case
"A salesclerk at Hobby Lobby who needs contraception … is not going to get that service through her employer’s health care plan because her employer doesn’t think she should be using contraception."
Not broke like regular folks
"We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt."
Not what Greenspan said on debt
In 2001, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan "justified increasing spending and cutting taxes, saying that we didn't really need to pay down the debt."
McCain not committed to 'privatization'
"John McCain wants to privatize Social Security."
Counting votes is tricky this year
"We are winning the popular vote."
Campaign in '68 didn't start until March
It doesn't make sense "historically" to drop out because the 1968 race was still competitive when "Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California."
Numbers don't add up
"The White House is won in the swing states, and I am winning the swing states."
Supercars unlikely in a couple years
There are prototype cars that get between 100 and 150 miles per gallon and "we could have those cars in your garages in a couple of years."
Hard numbers are just guess-timates
Barack Obama's health care plan "will cost taxpayers $1,700 more to cover each new person."
He had it wrapped up in March
"My husband didn't wrap up the nomination until June."
She was no emissary to the obscure
As first lady, Clinton would travel to places that were "too small, too poor or too dangerous" for the president.
A boost, not an impediment, to clean energy
Obama voted for "tax subsidies and giveways" that have slowed oil companies from pursuing clean energy sources.
Clinton visited Kosovo refugees, but ...
"I negotiated open borders to let fleeing refugees into safety from Kosovo."
A fragment of truth, distorted
"I was fighting against those (Republican) ideas when you were practicing law and representing your contributor, Rezko, in his slum landlord business in inner city Chicago."
If she's right, Bill's a criminal
"I can't sign money. That's illegal."
Need, not wealth, prompted estate taxes
"The estate tax, which came into being by Republicans like Teddy Roosevelt and others ... is there for a real simple reason: In America, we've never liked the idea of massive inherited wealth."
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