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In the recent House special election in Florida, Democrats "got outspent in a Republican district."
"The average family (is) now bringing home $4,000 less than they did just five years ago."
"Most young Americans right now, they’re not covered" by health insurance.
Says President Barack Obama "is the first president we've ever had who thinks he can choose which laws to enforce and which laws to ignore."
"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."
"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."
"It isn't me cutting the budget. It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't secretary of defense or the president doing this."
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."
"The (Russian) ruble is already going down."
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."
"Fewer black and Latino men participate in the labor force, compared to young white men."
Says Tom Cotton’s vote in Congress to change Medicare "will increase out-of-pocket expenses for every senior in Arkansas."
Says Debo Adegbile "was nominated to serve as a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals" and "was abruptly withdrawn by the administration."
"Our economy (in Louisiana) has grown 50 percent faster than the national GDP, even since the national recession."
Says Nancy Pelosi said, "Waiting long hours in the emergency room will allow you to make new friends!"
"We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion."
Says Alaska Sen. Mark Begich "is on record supporting a carbon tax, even pushing Harry Reid to make it a priority."
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