Big benefit for top 0.1 percent
"$500 billion of the extension of the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy goes to 120,000 families."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Says in the last six months of the Bush administration, the U.S. lost 3.5 million jobs, including 760,000 jobs during January 2009 alone.
— PolitiFact New Hampshire
Doesn't account for inflation
"Nationwide tuition at public universities is up almost 300 percent ... in the last 20 years."
— PolitiFact Florida
Most statistics back him up
In Iraq, "violence is down to an all-time low" since the start of the war.
The costs were relatively low
In Libya, "America spent $2 billion total and didn’t lose a single life."
It's all in how you slice the data
"We have created more jobs in this last year than the Bush administration (did) in eight years."
— PolitiFact Ohio
He's pretty close
"We went from losing 3 million jobs in the last six months of the Bush Administration," adding almost 600,000 private sector jobs in the first six months of the year.
He's off slightly for the three months prior to signing
"In the three months before the act took effect, America lost 750,000 jobs a month. In the last three months, we've lost about 35,000 jobs a month."
Close, but not quite that much
"Across the country, $174 billion of the Recovery Act have been committed in its first 130 days."
Biden more or less right on McCain's subprime surprise
"John McCain said...in December he was surprised there was a subprime mortgage problem."
Five are more senior, 40 are older
"There's only four senators senior to me ... there's still 44 older than me."
Clinton's work has been low profile
"There's not a major bill I know with Hillary's name on it."
Richardson first said it might work
"First, he was in favor of my plan, now he's attacking it."
New trucks are safer, but how much?
"Roadside bombs are responsible for 70 percent of casualties in Iraq and these new mine-resistant vehicles can reduce those casualties by two-thirds."
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