Not all the same vote counts
Says the number of Democrats who voted for the GOP measure allowing health plan renewals is close to the number who voted on GOP bills to delay mandates on employers and individuals.
Law may be helping limit rate of growth
"The Affordable Care Act is bringing the cost of health care in our country down."
It was 40-ish
In April 2009 "the Democrats were in control, and the congressional (approval) rating was 40 percent."
Technically true, but period for Obama is cherry-picked
More private-sector jobs were created in the second year of the Obama administration than in the eight years of the Bush administration.
Cautious math marred by her misstatement of the results
Under a House Republican appropriations bill, "6 million seniors are deprived of meals."
Accurate, but the comparison is cherry-picked
"More private-sector jobs were created in the first eight months of 2010 than in the eight years of the Bush administration."
Her numbers are basically right, but the time periods are highly selective
"This year, we have added an average of 200,000 jobs per month, a majority in the private sector, a stark contrast to the Bush Administration record of losing an average of nearly 750,000 jobs per month in its last three months."
CBO didn't put a dollar figure on deficit cuts beyond 10 years
The Congressional Budget Office analysis of the health insurance reform legislation says the bill "cuts the deficit by $1.2 trillion in the second 10 years."
Pelosi overstates one report
The health care bill will "create 4 million jobs, 400,000 jobs almost immediately."
Except for the exemptions and waivers
The House passed a pay-as-you-go rule that said, "If you wanted to have an investment, an entitlement, etc., you had to pay for it."
Some bipartisan success
"Whether in Illinois or Washington, Barack Obama has bridged partisanship to bring about significant reform."
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