A clear tilt
Says Fox News gave Republican senators twice the air time as Democrats during a hearing about the Islamic State.
Spot on, experts say
"More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners."
Dentists, radio reporters and teachers, too
"The president referred to the Syrian opposition just a few months ago as pharmacists and doctors, and so on."
Crunching the numbers in the toss-up states
"Eight out of the nine states with competitive Senate races, Hispanics make up less than 10 percent of the electorate."
Basically matches Sharpton's remarks
Al Sharpton went to Ferguson, Mo., and is "declaring as a matter of fact that ... Michael Brown didn't use any deadly force or posed no deadly threat to the officer."
3 hours vs. 3 days
Says President Barack Obama released a statement on the "death of brother Robin Williams before ... a statement on brother Michael Brown."
Homicide accounted for 40 percent of deaths in the age group
The No. 1 cause of death for African-American males 15-34 is murder.
Right there on the application
Says Keene, N.H., requested a "military-grade armored personnel truck," citing their annual Pumpkin Festival as "a possible target" for terrorists.
The Obama effect
"Black voter turnout in 2012 exceeded the rate of white voter turnout, even in the states with the strictest voter ID laws."
Threat is growing, report finds
"The number of terrorists out there" has doubled.
FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser bill, allowing beer sales in soccer stadiums."
Food for thought
"Cantor's campaign spent more at steakhouses than Brat spent on his entire campaign."
Arena Amazonia feared as a "white elephant"
Brazil built a $300 million stadium in the Amazon rainforest that "is only going to be used for four World Cup games," and there’s no team "that can fill it afterwards."
Israel's 1,000-for-1 trade came in 2011
The Israelis "gave up 1,000 terrorists in return for one sergeant."
Obama quiet since April 28
"It's been nearly three weeks since the president has commented" on questions about possible hidden wait lists at veterans hospitals.
Wealth gap may be even wider
"A white family is likely to have about six times as much wealth than a black or Hispanic family coming out of the recession."
It's happened only twice
Before "our last three presidents, you have to go back to the 1800s, early 1800s to find three presidents in a row being consecutively re-elected."
Pollution is pollution even if it's legal
"The Koch brothers are one of the biggest polluters in the country."
Money couldn't buy off the slave owners
Says Abraham Lincoln tried to buy slaves' freedom in border states, but the states "all rejected it."
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