This scorecard shows the ratings for statements made on air by CNN personalities and their pundit guests. Rulings do not include statements made on air by politicians or paid spokespeople.
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Polls show public interest holds steady
Says history suggests sports will "quickly subsume a lot of the attention span of the country" in the presidential primary.
No national poll shows this
Says Donald Trump’s polling numbers show that he’s "the highest with Hispanics that any Republican has ever been."
His family fled to another part of the Roman Empire
"Jesus was an undocumented immigrant."
An 'anomaly' among economic peers
"There are actually only 30 countries that practice birthright citizenship."
Not the data we found
"We know from ... the federal data, that they only stop or apprehend one out of four illegal people crossing our border."
All we have is a three-month window
Says Hillary Clinton's "campaign hasn't been clear about when she wiped her server of her work emails."
Money, like Trump, has been shifting to the right
Says Donald Trump has "given more money to Democratic candidates than Republican candidates."
Hinges on definition of developed
"The United States doesn’t have the highest murder rate among developed countries. You look at Russia, you look at Brazil, those are countries that have 3 to 5 times higher murder rates than what we have here in the United States."
No one can remember it be lowered
The Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina statehouse "must fly at a height of 30 feet. Any changes -- taken down, or even at half-staff, if that can be done -- must be passed by a supermajority of the General Assembly."
Not a crime by itself
"For most black people in the history of this country … it was illegal to pass as a white person. You were actually put in jail if you tried to pass."
Not the case for most Muslim countries
"In Muslim countries, under the Sharia, there is a death penalty for blaspheming Mohammad."
A fair observation
"Fox News barely covered (the Duggar family) scandal until Megyn Kelly was able to secure this interview."
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."
Stats are off and miss half the story
"White men account for 69 percent of those arrested for violent crimes."
Missing some context
"There's just one piece of legislation that is now law" with Sen. Ted Cruz's "name on it."
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."
A picture in need of 1,000 words
"ISIS lures women with kittens, nutella."
Yes, but not all come from ISIS HQ
ISIS sends out "90,000 social (media) messages a day."
Significantly more contagious than Ebola
"If someone is in a room that has measles and leaves and you walk in two hours later, you could get measles from that person."
A big problem in developing countries
"Measles is one of the most common causes of child blindness worldwide."
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