Not stump speech material
"Chris Christie has led New Jersey to a record-breaking 9 credit downgrades."
The reason -- like the flag itself -- is up for some debate
The Confederate battle flag in South Carolina was first flown at the statehouse in 1961. "It was flown as a symbol of massive resistance to racial desegregation."
Trend is there, but no firm 2014 numbers
"Between 2010 and 2014, there was no net in-migration from Mexico."
Moderate views predominate
Says Jeb Bush "happens to be where a majority" of Republican voters are on giving legal status to illegal immigrants.
Gates point was that low rates don't mean an economic boom
The "highest economic growth decade was the 1960s. Income tax rates were 90 percent."
It doesn't affect that many farmers
"More astronauts have been to the moon than farmers who paid the inheritance tax in 2013."
Democrats claim they were duped
The Hyde Amendment "language was in the (human trafficking) bill. The Democratic sponsor admits it was in the bill, and she voted for it."
Possible, but probable?
"Wholly domestic communication between you and your wife can go to New York to London and back and get caught up in the (NSA) database."
No state dollars for homeless shelters
Says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence "provides zero state funding for homeless shelters."
Missing some context
"There's just one piece of legislation that is now law" with Sen. Ted Cruz's "name on it."
The IAEA doesn't have enough access
The IAEA, or the International Atomic Energy Agency, "last month said the Iranians are not currently living up to their obligations."
Update: We all need to use a percent change calculator
"Every day, a black name resume is 50 percent less likely to get responded to than a white name resume."
Strong guidance, if not a rule
Says Hillary Clinton "sent a memo" to all State Department staff that said "you should not do State Department business on personal email."
Have you heard of Seychelles?
"We live in the most incarcerated country in the world."
Yes, but not all come from ISIS HQ
Hillary Mann Leverett
ISIS sends out "90,000 social (media) messages a day."
But you might not be lovin' it
Center for Western Priorities
"Oil companies can obtain an acre of public land for less than the price of a Big Mac."
More interesting factoid than sign of cooperative Senate, experts say
"Amazing fact: Senate has already voted on more amendments in 2015 than Reid allowed ALL YEAR last year."
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