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Food stamp spending "doubled under President Bush, doubled again under President Obama."
"There was a Gallup poll in Egypt last year, and 70 percent of Egyptians don't want our money."
In South Florida, "we've had nine inches of sea-level rise since the 1920s."
If it is enacted, the Senate immigration bill is "going to make the Border Patrol bigger than the FBI -- you could put one agent every 250 feet."
"Since Newtown, more people have died at the end of a gun than we have lost in Afghanistan."
Currently, the intelligence community "can collect business records on law-abiding Americans who have no connection to terrorism."
"There was no surge in 501(c)(4) applications in 2010."
"Nearly 6 out of 10 believe that money and wealth should be more evenly distributed among a larger percentage of the people in the U.S."
Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys."
A bipartisan background check amendment "outlawed any (gun) registry. Plain and simple, right there in the text."
"The NRA used to support expanded background checks."
Polls show that Americans "overwhelmingly" support "expanding background checks."
Says in Chicago, "we take more guns off the streets than New York or L.A."
Says "94 percent of (Marco Rubio's) constituents support a universal background check."
"If you go back to 1999, Wayne LaPierre testified on behalf of the NRA that background checks were appropriate and should be done."
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
"More than 64 percent of minimum-wage earners are women."
"When (John) Brennan ... was asked directly … ‘Is there any geographic limitation to your drone strike program?’ Brennan responded and said, ‘no, there is no limitation.’"
Says Jeb Bush "flip-flop-flip(ped) on immigration."
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