Latest Fact-checks by Bill Adair Kay Hagan stated on October 7, 2014 in a debate : "The Common Core was not put together by the Department of Education in Washington. It was put together by governors and by states." Kay Hagan stated on October 3, 2014 in a news release: Says Thom Tillis "refuses to say what we should do to combat ISIS." Protect Oregon Driver Licenses stated on April 21, 2013 in a campaign website statement: Gov. Kitzhaber oversaw creation of the Oregon driver card law "behind closed doors without allowing any input from citizens who represent the public interest." John Kitzhaber stated on July 18, 2014 in a campaign debate: Oregon "is the most trade-dependent state in the nation" Donald Rumsfeld stated on February 17, 2013 in an op-ed in the "Washington Post": Says wrestling was a favorite sport of Abraham Lincoln. Chain email stated on June 26, 2012 in a message forwarded to many people: Says "a lip-reading instructor at the River School, a Washington, D.C., school for the deaf" has determined that during 9/11 ceremonies, Michelle Obama said, "All this for a damn flag." Rick Perry stated on January 8, 2012 in a Republican debate in New Hampshire.: Says President Barack Obama "is a socialist." Michele Bachmann stated on November 22, 2011 in a Republican debate in Washington: Says Apple CEO Steve Jobs told President Obama that the company moved factories to China because it needed 30,000 engineers. Republican Party of Florida stated on March 19, 2010 in a news release: The Democratic health care plan is a "government takeover of nearly 20 percent of our economy." Charlie Crist stated on March 2, 2010 in the State of the State address: Cover Florida "is available to any Floridian, offering basic coverage for about $150 a month, instead of the typical $600 a month." C.W. Bill Young stated on February 20, 2010 in a speech to Pinellas County Republicans.: The Democratic health care plan is a "government takeover of our health programs." Tom Price stated on January 29, 2010 in a Republican retreat in Baltimore: "Mr. President, multiple times from your administration there have come statements that Republicans have no ideas and no solutions" on health care. Barack Obama stated on January 27, 2010 in his State of the Union address: The "pay-as-you-go law ... was a big reason why we had record surpluses in the 1990s." Dick Cheney stated on December 30, 2009 in a statement to Politico.: President Obama "doesn't ... want to admit we're at war." Barack Obama stated on September 20, 2009 in an interview on Meet the Press: "Mathematically, the White Sox can still get in the playoffs." John King stated on August 2, 2009 in an interview on CNN's State of the Union: "The John McCain Twitter account has more than 1.1 million followers. The official White House Twitter account has only about 830,000." Steny Hoyer stated on June 16, 2009 in a press availability.: "Some 500 detainees were released from Guantanamo during the Bush administration." Barack Obama stated on May 7, 2009 in a speech at the White House.: Pay-as-you-go "is the principle that helped transform large deficits into surpluses in the 1990s." Michele Bachmann stated on April 27, 2009 in an interview with Pajamas Media.: In the 1970s, "the swine flu broke out . . . under another Democrat, President Jimmy Carter." George Will stated on March 24, 2009 in a column published by the Washington Post and other news organizations.: "Congress shoveled $700 billion into the Troubled Assets Relief Program, $325 billion of which has been spent without purchasing any toxic assets." Lawrence O'Donnell stated on April 6, 2009 in an appearance on MSNBC.: "There are no similar clips of Newt Gingrich talking about how ineffective President Bush was in trying to control North Korea." Barack Obama stated on March 24, 2009 in a news conference.: "As a percentage of gross domestic product, we are reducing nondefense discretionary spending to its lowest level since the '60s, lower than it was under Reagan, lower than it was under Clinton, lower than it was under Bush, or both Bushes." Democratic congressional leadership stated on March 2, 2009 in statements to reporters.: The omnibus bill has only $3.8 billion in earmarks. John McCain stated on February 23, 2009 in a White House forum on fiscal responsibility.: A new presidential helicopter "is now going to cost as much as Air Force One." Mark Sanford stated on February 23, 2009 in an op-ed article in the Washington Post.: Says former Clinton budget director Alice Rivlin said the stimulus bill "won't actually stimulate the economy." John McCain stated on February 25, 2009 in an interview on CNN's American Morning.: The omnibus spending bill has "9,427 pork barrel items." Mark Sanford stated on February 23, 2009 in an op-ed article in the Washington Post.: "The Congressional Budget Office has found that (the stimulus) bill will lead to a real 0.1 to 0.3 percent reduction in gross domestic product by 2019." Chain email stated on January 30, 2009 in in many blogs and an email sent to many people.: "The Obama Administration wants to have soldiers and officers pledge a loyalty oath directly to the office of the President, and no longer to the Constitution." Robert Gibbs stated on February 2, 2009 in a comment at the daily White House press briefing.: "There are no earmarks" in the stimulus bill. John Mica stated on January 28, 2009 in a comment quoted in the Washington Post.: Democrats compare the infrastructure programs in the stimulus to the Eisenhower interstate program, "but he proposed a $500 billion highway system, and they're going to put $30 billion" into roads and bridges.