Statements we say are Mostly True
"Obamacare … carries on even under a government shutdown."
"Half of all adults have a pre-existing condition" that could affect their health care coverage.
Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."
"This year, we're off to our best private-sector jobs growth since 1999."
The minimum wage is "lower right now than it was when Ronald Reagan took office."
Says Obama administration delay of health care law's employer mandate affects about 1 percent of the American workforce.
Says under the Senate immigration bill, newly legalized immigrants will "pay every tax possible, but you don’t get a single benefit" for 10 years.
"In New Hampshire, 93 percent of Democrats, 79 percent of Republicans, 82 percent of gun owners and 60 percent of NRA households support background checks."
"In 1999, the NRA leadership in Washington, pretty much the same people intact, were for (expanded background checks.)"
As a student at Occidental College in Los Angeles from 1979 to 1981, "there were days where folks couldn't go outside. … because of all the pollution in the air."
Says he can be on the ballot for Congress while serving time in jail.
Proposed cuts in the House farm bill mean "2 million less people on food stamps, 210,000 children will not receive school lunches or breakfasts."
"Immigrants are more fertile."
"Worldwide credit card transactions, the credit card fraud rate is 0.04 percent, compared to almost 8 percent, 9 percent, 10 percent of Medicare fraud."
"It's expressly prohibited by law that you can read and wholly surveil domestic email traffic in the United States."
The problem of unwanted sexual contacts in the military "is not just a woman's issue. More than half of the victims are men."
Says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurance companies "they couldn't inform their policyholders of what they thought the impact of Obamacare would be on them."
Says the inspector general for the IRS said there was "no political motivation" and "no outside influence" for targeting of tax-exempt applications from tea party groups
"We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns."
"The IRS doesn't have to prove something against you ... you've got the burden of proof."
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