Statements we say are Half-True

"Today, about 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check."

"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."

Says Chuck Hagel "opposed sanctions against Iran."

"There are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for not just contraceptive care; they rely on it for mammograms."

Says Mitt Romney’s plan makes "catastrophic cuts to education."

"We borrow $4 billion every single day, much of it from China."

"Women in Barack Obama's White House are earning less than men."

Says Romney said "we should ask Pakistan for permission" to take a shot at Osama bin Laden.

"Latin America’s economy is almost as big as the economy of China."

"Veterans’ unemployment is actually now lower than (the) general population. It was higher when I came into office."

"A few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia."

Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."

Says his administration put more border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border than at "any time in history, and the flow of undocumented workers across the border is actually lower than it's been in 40 years."

Says his administration has created "5 million jobs … over the last 30 months in the private sector alone."

Says President Obama waited two weeks to call the attack in Libya "terror."

"Oil production is down 14 percent this year on federal land."

Paul Ryan "cut embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for."

The Obama administration "called Bashar Assad a reformer when he was turning his Russian-provided guns on his own people."

On ending the war in Iraq, "Gov. Romney said that was a tragic mistake, we should have left 30,000 troops there."

Says Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would "eliminate the guarantee of Medicare."

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