The number is close, but the meaning's less clear
"The U.S. representatives that voted to keep militarizing the police received 73 percent more campaign money from the defense industry" than the representatives who voted to stop it.
A genuine American innovation
"The United States invented the community college. Nobody else had ever done anything like it."
Almost unprecedented historically
Says Loretta Lynch’s nomination "has been now sitting there longer than the previous seven attorney general nominees combined."
The 1% is raking in the recovery
"99 percent of all new income today (is) going to the top 1 percent."
Different ways to count, but very close
"Ninety percent of American workers don't own their own business."
Estimates suggest Obama overstated Iran's spending
"Iran’s defense budget is $30 billion. Our defense budget is closer to $600 billion."
A credible estimate says so
The Affordable Care Act is "a major reason why we’ve seen 50,000 fewer preventable patient deaths in hospitals."
If you have a 401k, you'll feel richer
"The stock market has almost tripled since April of 2009."
Reasonably accurate summation
Says Secretary of State John Kerry, "when he was a senator, flew to Managua and met with a communist dictator there, Daniel Ortega, and accused the Reagan administration of engaging in terrorism."
Senators' letter to Iran has a point, but lacks nuance
If President Barack Obama strikes a nuclear deal with Iran, "the next president could revoke such an executive agreement with the stroke of a pen and future Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time."
A persistent and somewhat puzzling drop
"You had more women getting computer sciences degrees in the '80s by a factor of 2-plus than you do now."
Obama said it. Just not 22 times
On immigration, "the president said 22 times, 22 times, that he couldn't do what he eventually did."
CDC survey backs him up
"Nearly one in five women in America has been a victim of rape or attempted rape."
It has to pass through the Iraqi government
"The Obama administration is refusing to directly arm the Kurds."
Data is a bit fuzzy, but a safe estimate
"Millions of people have given up looking for work altogether."
"The No. 1 cause of childhood deaths is preventable accidents."
U.S. is tops in generation, but not capacity
"America is No. 1 in wind power."
Yes, using the most common measure
"Our unemployment rate is now lower than it was before the financial crisis."
We're closer to New Guinea than New Zealand
The United States is "the only advanced country on Earth" that doesn’t guarantee "paid maternity leave to our workers."
When asked as a thumbs-up, thumbs-down question
"A strong majority of Americans support" the Keystone XL pipeline.
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