The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact National

Says he has engaged in the political process "only in the past decade."

Says the estate tax is a threat to family farms.

The Koch brothers are "the richest people in the world. Individually, they're only fifth. Put them together they're the richest in the world."

A Koch brothers group is "going to college campuses, giving away free booze to try to bribe young folks out of getting health insurance."

Says President Barack Obama's acceptance of an "Islamic order and gold medal" was "unconstitutional."

"22 Countries Invaded by the U.S. in 20 Years."

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

Says Sen. Thad Cochran "voted to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on ... the Bridge to Nowhere in Alaska instead of shifting the money to repair a bridge damaged by Hurricane Katrina."

"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

Says Marco Rubio believes the earth is 9,000 years old and that humans hunted dinosaurs to extinction; says  Rand Paul believes the earth is 10,000 years old and God removed dinosaurs "to make space for humans."

"Americans increasingly want (the Affordable Care Act) to be repealed."

The percentage of black children born without a father in the home has risen from 7 percent in 1964 to 73 percent today, due to changes from President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.

Says he "forced Washington to open up the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling."

Says Ralph Hall is "the oldest member in Congress ever."

Millions of Americans are "paying more and getting less" under Obamacare.

The United States has seen "a net loss of people with health insurance" because of Obamacare.

Says he has supported "George Bush more than I have Barack Obama."

"We’re at the point of reaching 2 million deportations ... this is a historic level, more than any other president of the United States."

Says President Barack Obama told a room of students, "Children, every time I clap my hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence," and then a child told him he could solve the problem by not clapping any more.

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