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In 2011, more people were murdered with knives, "hands or feet" or "clubs and hammers" than with any type of rifle.

"This week the House of Representatives voted to remove the word ‘lunatic’ from federal law."

Says Mitt Romney wants to add $2 trillion to defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.

Says Mitt Romney suggested that "employers should be able to make the decision as to whether or not a woman gets contraception through her insurance coverage."

When Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he "stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, ‘This plant kills.’"

Says Obama broke his promise to offer a comprehensive immigration bill in his first year.

"There's not one Democrat who endorses" the Romney-Ryan Medicare plan.

The federal tax code has "loopholes that are giving incentives for companies that are shipping jobs overseas."

Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.

Says Obama promised to cut the deficit in half.

"Forty-seven percent of Americans pay no income tax."

The Obama administration is allowing state waivers from welfare work requirements "only if they had a credible plan to increase employment by 20 percent."

"After a decade of decline, this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years."

Under President Barack Obama’s leadership, "since June 2009, (the auto) industry has added a quarter of a million jobs."

Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan attacked the president for "the same amount of Medicare savings that (Ryan) had in his own budget."

"Since 1961 … our private economy has produced 66 million private-sector jobs. So what's the jobs score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42 (million)."

At Bain Capital, "we helped start an early childhood learning company called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised."

In his first TV interview as president, Obama said we "should talk to Iran."

Mitt Romney "gave away his father's inheritance."

"In 2008, candidate Barack Obama attacked John McCain for proposing cuts to Medicare."

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