Nowhere near a record
The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."
Let the states decide, Ernst says
Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst does not support "a national minimum wage."
A 10-year-old can debunk her claim
"Global warming is a hoax."
House didn't but Jackson Lee did
"We did not seek an impeachment of President Bush."
She's right, but there's a history of individual suits
"The House of Representatives has never sued a sitting president in all of U.S. history."
Maybe in Colorado's neighbors
"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."
The timing doesn't line up
Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, "skipped an important VA reform hearing to attend three fundraisers."
It's pretty darn close
Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed "79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings."
That's pretty close, but beware a rural bias in the stats
"97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in red states."
He only said it once
Says Mark Pryor "continues to insist" that Obamacare is "an amazing success."
Administration policies aren't the only factor
The Obama administration's policies "have reduced minority dropout rate by 25 percent."
Because the courts are slow
"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."
Below average, but not the worst
The state of New York is the "worst in the nation in economic recovery."
It might surprise you
Russia "has an economy the size of Italy."
"Overwhelming" is a little strong
A tax plan promoted by North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis will "overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy."
Judge must have been hungry
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit compared the health care law to buying a pepperoni and ham pizza from Domino's or Pizza Hut.
Most were Republican, but not all 36
"There were 36 states where Republicans who were in charge refused to implement a state (health insurance) exchange."
A full look at the data backs him up, mostly
"We've recovered (from the recession) faster and come farther than almost any other advanced country on Earth."
Not now, not in 2039
Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."
Keystone state does lag most of the U.S.
Under Gov. Tom Corbett, "Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation."
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