Gains, but more to be done
Since the United States began negotiations with Iran, "that's probably the first year and a half in which Iran has not advanced its nuclear program in the last decade."
Castros have kept Cubans from connecting
"The reason why Cubans don't have access to 21st century telecommunications — like smart phones, like access to the Internet — is because it is illegal in Cuba."
Little to nothing on paper
In the U.S. agreement with the Cuban government, "no commitment was made to allowing the establishment of political parties or to even begin the semblance of a transition to a democracy."
We'd be more like Europe without them
"We are younger than our competitors, and this is entirely because of immigration."
He gets the general trend right
"In 1990, the U.S. led the world in the percentage of 25-34 year olds with college degrees. Today we are in 12th place."
So you're telling me there's a chance
"You cannot get (Ebola) from just riding on a plane or bus."
What a difference 58 years makes
Says the 1956 Republican Party platform supported equal pay, the minimum wage, asylum for refugees, protections for unions and more.
Lower than some Senate Republicans
Says Mark Pryor "votes with Obama 93 percent of the time."
Close — it's 900,000
Alison Lundergan Grimes
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, "would help lift over a million Americans out of poverty."
Singles out high end of estimated outcomes
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour "will destroy between half a million and one million jobs."
Lower costs, lower deficit projections
The cost of "health care is now the single-biggest factor driving down" the federal budget deficit.
It's a state thing
"The Common Core was not put together by the Department of Education in Washington. It was put together by governors and by states."
Many options on table, but few specifics
Says Thom Tillis "refuses to say what we should do to combat ISIS."
She's not winning an attendance award
Says Sen. Kay Hagan "has missed half of the (Senate Armed Services) Committee's hearings in 2014."
A key qualifier would make it more accurate
"There is no state in the U.S. where a 40-hour minimum wage work week is enough to afford a two-bedroom apartment."
Exact measurement difficult, but trend true, experts say
Children who witness domestic violence are "twice as likely to commit it themselves."
Obama publicly wanted the full withrawal
Says President Obama "has never made a statement ... that he wanted a residual force left (in Iraq)."
Some big names were for it
"(Obama's) entire national security team, including his secretary of state, said we want to arm and train and equip (Syrian rebel forces), and he made the unilateral decision to turn them down."
A whopper of a decline
"In 1952, the corporate income tax accounted for 33 percent of all federal tax revenue. Today, despite record-breaking profits, corporate taxes bring in less than 9 percent."
Meet the McCain
Says he holds the record for "most appearances on 'Meet the Press'."
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