Called the unfinished pact "the gold standard"
"I waited until (the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement) had actually been negotiated" before deciding whether to endorse it.
Top 1 percent isn't getting "almost all" new income
Americans "are working longer hours for low wages . . . and yet almost all new income and wealth is going to the top 1 percent."
Timing is everything
"While our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1 percent."
Medicaid expansion, and an accounting shift
Right to Rise
Says Ohio Gov. John Kasich had "the worst rating on spending of any governor in the country, Republican or Democrat."
Was a campaign issue in Reagan's reelection
When terrorists killed more than 250 Americans in Lebanon under Ronald Reagan, "the Democrats didn’t make that a partisan issue."
He tried and failed
Says a Ted Cruz ad has "got me bull-dozing down a house. I never bulldozed it down. It's false advertising."
Missing some nuance
Says Hillary Clinton called Barack Obama "naive" for saying he was would "sit down and talk to the Iranians" during the 2008 Democratic primary.
A different time, a different place
Says President Barack Obama "appointed Eric Holder as attorney general. Eric Holder said he viewed his mission as brainwashing the American people against guns."
She's not singled out
Says Hillary Clinton "is under investigation with the FBI right now."
Study needs to be treated cautiously, experts say
"As governor of Florida, I used a combination of strategies to help reduce heroin use among youth in Florida by approximately 50 percent."
We've "lifted high school graduation rates to new highs."
Double digits exist, but not the whole story
The Affordable Care Act is "making families pay double-digit premium increases."
Not as dramatic as he makes it out to be
"Secretary Clinton changes her position on (gun issues) every election year, it seems, having one position in 2000 and then campaigning against President Obama and saying we don't need federal standards."
Some streamlining, but no new legal powers
Regarding the USA Freedom Act, "There is nothing we are allowed to do under this bill that we could not do before."
Gay marriage not 1st time SCOTUS intervened
"The states have always defined marriage."
Simplified a controversial theory
"Most of the black scientists in this country don't come from schools like the University of Texas. They come from lesser schools."
Reading the signs can get tricky
Says there are "ample means" to "tell when someone is a Christian in the Middle East ... by name, by where they’re born, their birth certificates."
Amid tough circumstances, elections had some difficulties
"The Libyan people have voted twice in free and fair elections for the kind of leadership they want."
One controversial program shuttered
The New York Police Department used to have "surveillance going on in and around mosques in New York City. ... Our mayor totally cut that out."
No data for last month
"Since we last debated in Las Vegas, nearly 3,000 people have been killed by guns."
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