Oft-quoted stat is largely correct
"Twenty-three million Americans suffer from addiction, but only 1 in 10 get treatment."
Deregulating like it's 1999
"There's not a single, solitary example that" signing the bill to end Glass-Steagall "had anything to do with the financial crash."
A little more to the story
Says he was "one of the chief architects" of balancing the federal budget.
Going by Cruz's definition of 'amnesty'
"A majority of the candidates on this stage have supported amnesty ... I have never supported amnesty."
One cause, not the only one
"The Fourth Amendment was what we fought the Revolution over. John Adams said it was the spark that led to our war for independence."
With a big assist from the national recovery
"I took the state of Ohio from an $8 billion hole … to a $2 billion surplus."
Right on the data, but be careful about cause and effect
"The stock market does better when you have a Democratic president in the White House."
Prison-building figure is right, but 'explosion' began earlier
"We built a new prison every 10 days between 1990 and 2005 to keep up with our mass incarceration explosion of nonviolent offenders."
The stats that are available support that
Since 2009, "we've cut homelessness (among veterans) by a third."
Paul rounds up
"We borrow a million dollars every minute."
Lower taxes, for millionaires too
"Sen. Rubio’s (tax plan) would cut taxes for households making around $3 million a year by almost $240,000, which is way more than three times the earnings of a typical family."
An unconventional cut at the data, but basically accurate
For African-Americans between the ages of 17 and 20, "the real unemployment rate … is 51 percent."
Yes, but he's not a "gun nut"
Generation Forward PAC
"Bernie Sanders voted against the Brady Bill -- background checks and waiting periods."
Meme tracks campaign-finance data over years
Say Hillary Clinton’s top 10 donors are mainly "banks, corporations and media," while Bernie Sanders’ top 10 donors are labor unions.
Hasn't happened since 1998
"By one leading measure, what business owners pay out in wages and salaries is now finally growing faster than what they spend on health insurance" for the first time in 17 years.
Desegregation efforts have regressed
American schools are "more segregated than they were in the 1960s."
Survey data points that way
Cornell William Brooks
"We have at least 200,000 to 300,000 hate crimes in a given year."
No charges were ever leveled
Says Hillary Clinton "was completely exonerated, when I was in the White House" by an official inquiry on Whitewater.
Other data exists, but Obama's is credible
"Here are the stats: Per population, we kill each other with guns at a rate 297x more than Japan, 49x more than France, 33x more than Israel."
Not the only compromise plan on the table
The original compromise for the Confederate battle flag in South Carolina "was to put it on the back side of the statehouse, out of public view so it would not have any appearance of sovereignty."
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