Statements about Elections
Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."
"If you survey, most (North Carolina) Democrats also agree with our (election) laws and voter ID."
"I was banned from talking about" Bill Ayers during the 2008 presidential campaign.
"The president … by executive order" could grant voting rights to illegal immigrants who are newly legalized under pending legislation.
Says he can be on the ballot for Congress while serving time in jail.
"Ronald Reagan’s signature on the 1986 amnesty act" gave Barack Obama about 15 million additional Hispanic votes in 2012.
"We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns."
"Do you know which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout? Massachusetts. Do you know what has the best, where African-American turnout actually exceeds white turnout? Mississippi."
"The majority of (the American people) voted for a Democratic House."
"Washington, D.C., now has greater population than Wyoming and Vermont, more active duty military than 29 states, more tax revenue than 29 states (and) a larger domestic product than 27 states."
"Right now, I’m polling at about 8 percent" against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
"Tonight in Ohio, more people came out to vote for Barack Obama in an unopposed race than voted for (Mitt) Romney and (Rick) Santorum combined."
On fundraising for super PACs
Says he has "been able to attract independents and Democrats to win" elections in Pennsylvania.
"Mitt Romney is the first Massachusetts politician to run for president and not win the New Hampshire primary in a generation."
Forty percent of union members voted Republican in 2008.
By advocating new requirements for voters to show ID cards at the polls, Republicans "want to literally drag us all the way back to Jim Crow laws."
"2008: Unions Spent $400 Million to Elect Obama."
Fox News "said the New Black Panther Party decided the election for Barack Obama."
Says she condemned violence at a campaign stop in Arizona in March.
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: