Statements we say are Mostly True
Among Hispanics, support for immigration reform is close to universal.
Long-term federal investment in U.S. airports is urgent because "there was a recent survey of the top airports … in the world, and there was not a single U.S. airport that came in the top 25."
"One in five" women in the military "are receiving unwanted sexual contact," as are "3.3 percent of men."
The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case" in which U.S. government officials examined individuals potentially involved in terrorism "and felt they were no threat and they went on to carry out terrorist murders."
"No poll done this year ... shows less than a majority to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons."
A "wide majority of NRA households ... supported this legislation" on gun background checks.
While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.
Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars."
"There are 3.6 million jobs sitting vacant, in part because there aren’t enough qualified applicants to fill them."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
"There's going to be a slowdown and delays in flights" as a result of the sequester.
"When I ran against incumbent President Gerald Ford, you know how much money we raised? None."
The sequester "won’t consider whether we’re cutting some bloated program that has outlived its usefulness, or a vital service that Americans depend on every single day. It doesn’t make those distinctions."
"The majority of (the American people) voted for a Democratic House."
Says he and Mitt Romney agreed on tying minimum wage increases to inflation.
Says "overwhelming majorities of Americans" support gun legislation "like background checks."
"With the exception of slavery and the Chinese Exclusion Act, our laws have never barred persons from becoming citizens."
Says since Australia passed tough gun laws, "homicides by firearm have declined almost 60 percent."
"One out of every five law enforcement officers that's killed is killed with an assault weapon."
"Even members of the NRA, when they were polled recently, were under the impression that everyone has a criminal background check."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments.
For tips or comments on our Obameter and our GOP-Pledge-O-Meter promise databases, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the wording of the promise.
For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter
. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Keep up to date with Politifact: