Statements we say are Half-True

The labor market is weak because if you count the unemployed, underemployed, and those who’ve stopped looking for work,  the unemployment rate "actually went up last month to 13.5 percent."

"We are dealing with an administration that, quite frankly, has shown a reluctance to enforce the immigration law."

"In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay."

For people with insurance, the only impact of the health care law "is that their insurance is stronger, better and more secure than it was before. Full stop. That's it. They don't have to worry about anything else."

"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."

The immigration proposal from the Gang of Eight "is not amnesty."

Says President Barack Obama "has allowed, each year he's been here, the prosecutions of gun cases (for background check failures) to go down. ... They've declined every year since President Bush left office."

Says a gun bill before the Senate would make it a federal felony to "leave town for more than seven days, and leave someone else at home with your firearms."

"We have the fewest people employed in this country since 1979."

Air travelers "can’t get on a plane in the United States without someone doing a background check" on them.

A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."

"Very few men outlive their own fertility."

Says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says "we can only have three bullets" and "the NRA wants firearms with nukes on them."

"Our debt is already bigger than our economy."

"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."

"Do you know which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout? Massachusetts. Do you know what has the best, where African-American turnout actually exceeds white turnout? Mississippi."

In a budget deal struck in 2011 "a trillion dollars of cuts went into effect immediately, and then a special committee was set up ... to get agreement on another $3 trillion of cuts."

Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."

If the sequester hits, "hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings."

"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."

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