Jim McDermott's file:

Democrat from Washington state

Jim McDermott is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from a district in Washington state.

Recent statements involving Jim McDermott

"On (the federal minimum wage of) $7.75, you can’t even make half the poverty level."

"During the Bush administration, liberal groups were targeted" by the IRS, similar to recent targeting.

"Most" of the Bush tax cuts went to people "in the top 3 percent of this country."

Recent stories featuring Jim McDermott

Fact-checking 'PoliticsNation':

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton and guests Rep. Jim McDermott and Goldie Taylor confused their talking points.

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