This scorecard shows the ratings for statements made on air by MSNBC and NBC personalities and their pundit guests. Rulings do not include statements made on air by politicians or paid spokespeople.
Click on the ruling to see all of the statements made on NBC.
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."
Not if you read the WSJ editorial
On tax inversions, the Wall Street Journal "surprisingly attacked this tax scheme."
Mayor says recruiting African-American officers is tough
In Ferguson, Mo., "you've got three black officers and 50 white officers with a town that is 67 percent African-American."
More of a turf war than a moral stand
The Islamic State, or ISIS, was "cast off by al-Qaida because" it was "considered too extreme."
An unconvincing use of statistics
"So far, the war in Gaza has left more than 1,800 Palestinians dead -- the population equivalent to 100 9/11s."
Amend, but to what end?
Because of the current immigration crisis, Republicans want to "repeal" a 2008 law that President George W. Bush signed and "want to be on record as not wanting to protect children from ... sex trafficking."
The debate remains quite open
"The best evidence is that you lose -- if you use marijuana as a teenager regularly -- eight IQ points."
Potable water hard to come by
"Ninety percent" of people living in Gaza "don’t have access even to water."
Undercounts Palestinian appearances
Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.
True in some ways, not in others
"We are accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have in the history (of the United States.)"
Some inartful wording
"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."
"Radio Marti and TV Marti have spent more than $500 million to reach less than 1 percent of the Cuban population."
Influx started before that
Children are crossing the border because President Barack Obama said "if you come, you’re going to be able to stay, because we’re not going to enforce the law."
By one measure yes, by others no
"13 percent of Americans, the lowest ever, are without health care."
A 'Clintonesque' statement, says a historian
"I had the lowest net worth of any American president in the 20th century when I took office."
Food for thought
"Cantor's campaign spent more at steakhouses than Brat spent on his entire campaign."
In February, John McCain "suggested" the Bergdahl-Taliban swap that he now calls "outrageous and dangerous."
Reporter who wrote the now-debunked story says it didn't come from the Pentagon
"The Pentagon made up" the since-debunked heroics of POW Jessica Lynch as she tried to avoid capture in Iraq.
Most Qataris have jobs
"Qataris don't really work."
Everyday high subsidies?
Walmart employees receive "roughly $5,800" in public assistance per year.
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