Full speculation impact not settled
Says excessive speculation is pushing up oil prices and a recent report estimates it "adds 56 cents to every gallon of gasoline siphoned from the pump."
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Rate is high for all young men
"More than one in five of veterans aged 20 to 24 can’t find a job to support their family or to ease the transition to civilian life."
A high percentage, but data is nearly a decade old
"Eighty-seven percent of private insurance plans currently include (abortion) coverage."
GOP's new rules for the House gave this vote an exception
Says that Republicans "bragged about how every bill was going to be paid for, right from the beginning" and that the first vote, the repeal of health care reform, violated that rule.
With one caveat, he's right on target
Under federal law, Jared Loughner "would not have been able to buy a gun" had he been identified as mentally ill.
Generally correct, but extended benefits work differently
"Understand, this is unemployment insurance. It’s not welfare, as a lot of my Republican colleagues like to suggest it is. You pay into it when you’re working. You get help when you’re not."
Recession lessened the daily bill, but it's climbing again
More than 10 years of free trade "has brought a $2 billion per day trade deficit."
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