Statements we say are Mostly True
"Nearly 100,000 people get shot every year. That's 270 people a day and 87 dead."
The Supreme Court said the individual mandate "is a tax. So it's a tax."
The DREAM Act "was written by members of both parties. When it came up for a vote a year and a half ago, Republicans in Congress blocked it. The bill hadn’t changed. ... The only thing that had changed was politics."
"Vagina. Because apparently, saying that word in the Michigan State House of Representatives can get you a two-day ban from speaking on the floor."
Says Obama broke his promise to help homeowners facing foreclosure.
Says Mitt Romney is wrong to claim that spending under Obama has "accelerated at a pace without precedent in recent history," because it's actually risen "slower than at any time in nearly 60 years."
After they bought GST Steel, "Mitt Romney and his partners loaded it with debt, closed the Kansas City plant and walked away with a healthy profit, leaving hundreds of employees out of work with their pensions in jeopardy."
There are "49 different federal job training programs that report to eight agencies."
Says Mitt Romney "has refused to say whether he would have vetoed or signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act."
Mitt Romney has "proposed cutting his own taxes while raising them on 18 million working families."
"President Obama's suggested reduction in spending for next year: $0."
"By the time I finish this speech, two Americans will be slain, six women will be raped, 27 of us will be robbed, and 50 more will be beaten."
Says Ronald Reagan "understood repeatedly that when the deficit started to get out of control, that for him to make a deal he would have to propose both spending cuts and tax increases."
"Polls show Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to Obamacare, especially the individual mandate."
Because of the new health care law, "Americans no longer will see their coverage dropped or capped when illness strikes."
By the time Obama took office, "The Bush administration had given the car companies $13 billion and the money was now gone."
Because of the new health care law, "2.5 million young adults now have coverage."
Obama's secretary of energy, Dr. Steven Chu, "has said publicly he wants us to pay European levels (for gasoline), and that would be $9 or $10 a gallon."
"It costs about $40,000 a year for a homeless person to be on the streets."
"A little less than 50 percent of the people in this country depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
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