Number is fuzzy, but reasonable
The United Nations has conducted "172 successful peacekeeping missions and negotiations."
A shift yes, but a lot hinges on the question you ask
"Before President Obama acted in Libya in 2011, the American people were opposed to military action by 35 to 60. After he took action, they were in support of it 54 to 43."
Yes, though at the cost of 11 million more uninsured
"CBO reports that delaying the Obamacare individual mandate will reduce the deficit by $35 billion over ten years."
Taboo before they were fully developed
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Says there's a "100-year-old international norm not to use chemical weapons."
Yes, though that's half the rate of increase of the previous nine years
Republican National Committee
"The average family premium has increased by 29% under Obama!"
Rare rejection didn't stop NATO air attack
"The House did vote against engagement in Kosovo, and Bill Clinton kept fighting anyway. And, then, ultimately, a vote did pass."
Many others have been protected from extinction, however
Under the Endangered Species Act, "only 1 percent of the species that have been listed have actually been delisted."
Progress is less in terms of all greenhouse gases
"We are about halfway" to the president’s goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions and "about half of that is because of the substitution of natural gas for coal in the power sector."
It depends on how you define "Southeast"
South Carolina has "the fastest-growing economy in the Southeast."
While comparisons are dicey, he has strong backup
"New York is the safest big city in the nation, and our crime reductions have been steeper than any other big city’s."
Not all of them, but some big ones said it
Says unions call Obamacare "bad for workers."
He denied it once clearly; other times he's been more cagey
Organizing for Action
Sen. Marco Rubio "refuses to accept the basic science" on climate change and is "a climate change denier."
Young uninsured people are a part of the problem, but far from all
Many uninsured Americans are "young."
Bigger fish than Mitch pushed too
Says Mitch McConnell pushed "the Wall Street bailout through the U.S. Senate" and called it "the Senate at its finest."
Calling it vacation can be an oversimplification
Says President Barack Obama "has taken 92 days of vacation since he was sworn in," compared to 367 for President George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency.
Experts say he's right, though shutdowns are unpredictable
"Obamacare … carries on even under a government shutdown."
At the high end of estimates
"Half of all adults have a pre-existing condition" that could affect their health care coverage.
Every member but one
Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."
Three other years are within the margin of error
"This year, we're off to our best private-sector jobs growth since 1999."
It slipped under today's rate for most of Reagan's second term
The minimum wage is "lower right now than it was when Ronald Reagan took office."
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