Statements we say are Half-True

"More whites than blacks are victims of deadly police shootings."

"More (student-athletes) graduate than the students who aren't student-athletes."

Top U.S. intelligence officials have told "every member of Congress, including the president, we’re about to be attacked in a serious way because (of) the threat emanating from Syria and Iraq."

The states that are doing "better" are the ones that have no state income tax.  

"The best evidence is that you lose -- if you use marijuana as a teenager regularly -- eight IQ points."    

Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."

Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.  

"Right now, one third of all illegal aliens are going to California."  

"Literally, by the time a child is 18 years of age, they've killed over 100,000 people in video games and other online things."

Republicans "went out of the way to praise (Eric) Holder's nomination. ... Not a single Republican senator opposed Eric Holder's nomination."

"In New York, your chances of getting murdered are 1 in 25,000. In Honduras, it’s 1 in 14."

"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."  

"This president has offered fewer executive actions than almost any other president preceding his presidency in recent history."

"13 percent of Americans, the lowest ever, are without health care."  

"I had the lowest net worth of any American president in the 20th century when I took office."

"For the cost of the Iraq War we could’ve ended world hunger for 30 years."

The IRS "also investigated liberal groups, groups that had progressive in their name. ... The IRS was basically looking at everybody."

"There are 278 Republicans in Congress. (With Eric Cantor's defeat), they are now all Christian and all white except for one black senator, who was appointed."

"There are 278 Republicans in Congress. (With Eric Cantor's defeat), they are now all Christian and all white except for one black senator, who was appointed."

Says Eric Cantor "was the co-author of the House GOP principles on immigration reform. Both the 'New York Times' and the 'Washington Post' said that that captured the essence of what was in the Senate immigration bill."

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