A team effort
"I spent 18 months putting together the sanctions against Iran so that we could force them to the negotiating table."
A few complexities, but yes
"Women fill two-thirds of minimum wage jobs."
— PolitiFact Iowa
Sure, but email's got a short history at State
John Kerry "is the first secretary of state to rely primarily on a government account."
More suicides than homicides
"We lose an average of 90 Americans every day because of guns."
— PolitiFact Texas
And the Benghazi committee makes 8
"There have been seven investigations (of Benghazi) led mostly by Republicans in the Congress" that concluded "nobody did anything wrong, but there were changes we could make."
Only "willful" violation leads to license loss
"While 38 percent of (firearms) dealers that were inspected in 2011 were noncompliant with federal law, only 0.05 percent of inspected dealers had their licenses revoked."
About five times as much, actually
"Under Republicans, recessions happen four times as frequently as under Democrats."
Oft-quoted stat is largely correct
"Twenty-three million Americans suffer from addiction, but only 1 in 10 get treatment."
Right on the data, but be careful about cause and effect
"The stock market does better when you have a Democratic president in the White House."
Lower taxes, for millionaires too
"Sen. Rubio’s (tax plan) would cut taxes for households making around $3 million a year by almost $240,000, which is way more than three times the earnings of a typical family."
Many paths to Bush's position
Says Jeb Bush "doesn't believe in a path to citizenship. If he did at one time, he no longer does."
— PolitiFact Florida
Desegregation efforts have regressed
American schools are "more segregated than they were in the 1960s."
Yes, though impact on students limited
Says Scott Walker "cut back early voting and signed legislation that would make it harder for college students to vote."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
2000 purge started before Jeb
"In Florida, when Jeb Bush was governor, state authorities conducted a deeply flawed purge of voters before the presidential election in 2000" and "in 2004 a plan to purge even more voters was headed off."
Judge: law "constitutes a poll tax"
"Former Gov. Rick Perry signed a law that a federal court said was actually written with the purpose of discriminating against minority voters."
Voting early differs from early voting
"In New Jersey, Gov. Christie vetoed legislation to extend early voting."
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."
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