Crimea accounted for most, but not all, of ex-president's margin
Russian annexation of Crimea "removes a million residents of the Ukraine that have provided the margin of victory for (Viktor) Yanukovych, the pro-Moscow prime minister in his last election."
A shift yes, but a lot hinges on the question you ask
"Before President Obama acted in Libya in 2011, the American people were opposed to military action by 35 to 60. After he took action, they were in support of it 54 to 43."
— PolitiFact National
Many changes afoot, including Hispanic growth
The Hispanic population in Gwinnett and Henry counties has increased by 153 percent and 339 percent, respectively, since 2000 while Republican presidential candidates are getting a smaller percentage of the vote in those counties.
— PolitiFact Georgia
High-water mark in 2000?
Says that in Texas, Republican nominees "get 40 percent of the Latino vote on average."
— PolitiFact Texas
Perry silent as Weeks says Rove wasn't only Perry cheerleader
“Rick Perry had planned to retire from the legislature until his best friend, David Weeks, and I talked him into switching parties and running for the GOP nomination for agriculture commissioner.”
Almost -- Ronald Reagan had equally mediocre ratings
President Obama has "the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year."
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