A genuine American innovation
"The United States invented the community college. Nobody else had ever done anything like it."
A persistent and somewhat puzzling drop
"You had more women getting computer sciences degrees in the '80s by a factor of 2-plus than you do now."
Strongly against, yes. "Overwhelmingly?" Judgment call
"By 2006, the American people were overwhelmingly against the Iraq War."
A bit oversimplified, but generally correct
"In Iran in 1979, the extremists hijacked the broad-based popular revolution against the Shah and established a brutal theocracy."
Pretty on-target except for the opium claim
"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.
Statistically, the frozen north is hot
"Canadian middle class incomes are now higher than in the United States. They are working fewer hours for more pay, … living longer on average, and facing less income inequality."
Survey says yes
"A small majority of Americans don’t think they like the Affordable Care Act, but a large majority of Americans don’t want to do away with the protections that are in the Affordable Care Act."
Yes - and we borrow from the Saudis, too
"We borrow money from the Chinese to buy oil from the Saudis."
Many years of politics and advocacy
"I have 35 years' experience making change."
Both caucus losers, but she's more thorough
"I have something in common with my husband. He never carried caucuses either. He lost all of the ones that I've lost."
50,000 started war without body armor
"George Bush sent people to war without body armor."
Exelon staff supports Obama
"Barack (Obama) has one of his biggest supporters in terms of funding, the Exelon Corporation, which has spent millions of dollars trying to make Yucca Mountain the waste depository."
There were 22 other co-sponsors
"She stood by our National Guard and Reserve and kept standing till they received health care they deserved."
A broad definition of "medical bills"
Half of all personal bankruptcies in America "are caused by medical bills."
Hillary is famous in Europe
"In every single country, she had a majority of the vote -- or more of those who'd already made up their minds."
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