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This scorecard shows the ratings for statements made on air by ABC personalities and their pundit guests. Rulings do not include statements made on air by politicians or paid spokespeople. Read more about our network scorecards here.  

Recent statements made on ABC

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

"The music industry is the biggest export from Africa after oil and gas."

"So many people were critical of Secretary (John) Kerry going to Paris and talking with Hamas," because Kerry was seen as "supporting Hamas to the exclusion of the Arab League."

"For the first time in history, (Thor’s) hammer is being held by a woman."

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

Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.

Says President Barack Obama said when "we got bin Laden, terrorism problem solved."

"The number of terrorists out there" has doubled.

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."

"Only one out of 10 minimum wage workers today are teen age or a young person."

From 2000 to 2008, we averaged "about five mass shootings a year. We're now averaging 15. So that's a three-fold increase."

In some states, African-Americans are three times more likely to be sentenced to death than whites for the same crime.

After the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, "the ambassador's body was dragged through the street."  

"More whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism."

In discussing the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, "Ms. Rice did say 'a terrorist attack.' It’s not that she put the whole thing on the video."  

"A white family is likely to have about six times as much wealth than a black or Hispanic family coming out of the recession."

"Social science is irrefutable" that children are better off being raised by a mom and a dad.

The insurance risk corridors aren't going broke like Republicans predicted.

Obamacare is "costing 2 million jobs."

Premeditation, in murder cases like the Oscar Pistorius case, "can be formed in the twinkling of an eye."

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