Statements This Week - ABC News
Despite the U.S. spending $10 billion on Iraq's electrical system, Baghdad still only gets five hours of electricity a day.
About 106,000 soldiers had "a prescription of three weeks or more" for pain, depression or anxiety medication.
House Democrats "have a two-to-one advantage money-wise" against House Republicans.
The Bush administration "pulled the troops out of Afghanistan, pulled the resources away, because they wanted to invade Iraq instead."
During the recession, "the consumer in his native perversity has begun to save. The savings rate is now 6.2 percent."
Over the last 10 years, incomes for the top 1 percent "have grown." Meanwhile, the bottom half of the country, "they've seen their wages stagnate."
People in the top tax bracket, "these so-called wealthy, most of them are small-business owners."
"We've seen six months of positive job growth by the private sector."
Shirley Sherrod "was forced to resign before anybody on Fox said a word about this."
Democrats in the 1930s wanted President Franklin Roosevelt "to be more conservative."
"I never called for a partition" of Iraq.
"The health care numbers are going up."
"We're not engaged in nation-building" in Afghanistan.
"We had 2 percent of the global market (for advanced batteries) when he (Obama) started. We now have 16 percent, headed to 40 percent by 2015."
Republicans extended unemployment insurance under President Bush "when he asked to extend unemployment insurance."
Says that President Obama said if Congress passed the economic stimulus bill, "we would have unemployment at 8 percent and no higher. And it went higher."
"Forty percent of the undocumented workers in this country" entered the U.S. legally and "overstayed their visa."
"Crime is down in Arizona."
As a senator, Barack Obama supported "an amendment that basically gutted the legal temporary worker program."
Japan's "interest on its own debt" is "25 percent of its national budget"
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