Statements about History

A majority of Americans "since Harry Truman days" support single-payer health insurance, or "full Medicare for all."  

Says Abraham Lincoln supported an agreement that allowed slavery in New Mexico "and a law to return runaway slaves to their owners."

Wisconsin is called the Badger State because "our ancestors came here with the hopes of living the American dream by mining."

"I've done more impeachments than anybody else in the history of the country."

"Abraham Lincoln (once) jumped out of a window in the Illinois Legislature in order to deny a quorum."  

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