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"In 1978, a student who worked a minimum-wage summer job could afford to pay a year's full tuition at the 4-year public university of their choice."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst does not support "a national minimum wage."
Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed "79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings."
"97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in red states."
"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."
Russia "has an economy the size of Italy."
A tax plan promoted by North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis will "overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy."
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit compared the health care law to buying a pepperoni and ham pizza from Domino's or Pizza Hut.
"We've recovered (from the recession) faster and come farther than almost any other advanced country on Earth."
Under Gov. Tom Corbett, "Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation."
In Syria, "we struck a deal where we got 100 percent of the chemical weapons out."
"The so-called defense minister of the People's Republic of Donetsk ... actually posted a bragging social media posting of having shot down a military transport. And then when it became apparent it was civilian, they pulled it down from social media."
Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich "vote as much as 80 percent of the time together."
"Women of childbearing age spend 68 percent more in out-of-pocket health care costs than men."
"In 31 states, decent child care costs more than college tuition."
"The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave."
"By 2006, the American people were overwhelmingly against the Iraq War."
"Thousands of Westerners and Americans" are fighting with extremists in eastern Syria and Iraq.
"In Iran in 1979, the extremists hijacked the broad-based popular revolution against the Shah and established a brutal theocracy."
"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.
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