Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

False

Evidence says Medicare benefits are stable

True

Cuts not for the faint of heart

True

We read the reports so you don't have to

Mostly False

7 would be more accurate, maybe more

True

He voted against the bipartisan compromise

Pants on Fire!

Cassidy voted for the same budget deal

Mostly False

For today's retirees, Medicare is a VERY good deal

 National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Says cuts to Medicare affect people who have already "paid in. We paid for it."

— National

Half-True

An old, problematic talking point

True

It’s half a mountain now

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

"We cut our deficits by more than half."

— Wisconsin