Statements we say are True

"The House of Representatives has never sued a sitting president in all of U.S. history."

"More women are graduating from college now than men."

"If you're a Mexican, you get sent back. ... But if you're from a noncontiguous country like the Central American countries" then you can stay in the United States.

Says Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst "promises to shut down the Department of Education and abolish the EPA."

"The U.S. military footprint in Africa is nearly nonexistent."

By 2009, "dozens of senior terrorists had been taken off the battlefield" by drones.

Americans spend "6.1 billion hours a year" on tax preparation.

"When people enter the service, there’s not a mental health evaluation."

Says Sen. Mitch McConnell is "the No. 1 recipient of contributions from lobbyists this cycle."  

"The average family (is) now bringing home $4,000 less than they did just five years ago."

Says "Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL."

"American Hustle shows the FBI making real-life bribes to Washington politicians. I know, because as your U.S. senator, I turned them down."

"Over the past three years, ‘deep poverty’ has reached its highest level on record."

Crimea was part of Russia "until 1954, when it was given to the Soviet Republic of the Ukraine."

Says "by 4th grade, 86 percent of African-American boys and 82 percent (of) Hispanic boys are reading below proficiency levels."

"Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar."

There is "more oil produced at home than we buy from the rest of the world – the first time that’s happened in nearly 20 years."

During the past four years, "average wages have barely budged."

In the past three years, state legislatures have "enacted more of these restrictions (on abortion) than in the previous 10 years combined."

"For the first time in nearly two decades, we produce more oil here in the United States than we buy from the rest of the world."

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