Statements we say are Half-True

"More than 3 million young adults ... have gained insurance under (the Affordable Care Act) by staying on their family’s plan."

A Koch brothers group is "going to college campuses, giving away free booze to try to bribe young folks out of getting health insurance."

Says Sen. Thad Cochran "voted to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on ... the Bridge to Nowhere in Alaska instead of shifting the money to repair a bridge damaged by Hurricane Katrina."

"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

"We’re at the point of reaching 2 million deportations ... this is a historic level, more than any other president of the United States."

"It isn't me cutting the budget. It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't secretary of defense or the president doing this."

Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."

"300,000 Floridians will lose their current health plans" because of Obamacare, a plan Alex Sink supports.

Says Rep. Renee Ellmers voted for the government shutdown 21 times.

"What is and isn't a Schedule I narcotic is a job for Congress."

Cuba has "a lower child mortality rate than ours. Their life expectancy is now greater than ours."

"Last month, more Americans stopped looking for a job than found one."

"Over the past eight years, the United States has reduced our total carbon pollution more than any other nation on Earth."

In Russia "all people are absolutely equal regardless of their religion, sex, ethnicity, or sexual orientation," while "70 countries of the world have criminal liability for homosexuality."

"Unemployment insurance kept more than 620,000 children out of poverty in 2012."

"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."

"Obamacare could force thousands of volunteer fire stations to cut service or close entirely!"

"FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."

The minimum wage "in real terms right now is below where it was when Harry Truman was in office."

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