Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Rachel Maddow Rachel Maddow stated on November 17, 2014 in a broadcast of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show": On immigration, what reports say President Barack Obama "plans to do is roughly on the same scale" as what President George H.W. Bush did. Rachel Maddow stated on June 4, 2014 in a broadcast of the "Rachel Maddow Show": In February, John McCain "suggested" the Bergdahl-Taliban swap that he now calls "outrageous and dangerous." Rachel Maddow stated on September 19, 2011 in on "The Rachel Maddow Show": "Poverty among Americans 65 and over is statistically unchanged" in recent years because of Social Security. Rachel Maddow stated on April 12, 2011 in an episode of The Rachel Maddow Show.: Says Texas routinely gets "a lot more federal spending" than it pays in taxes. Rachel Maddow stated on January 21, 2011 in HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher": "From 1980 to 1990, the top 1 percent saw their income go up by roughly 80 percent" while "the median wage in the country over (the same) 10 years went up 3 percent." Rachel Maddow stated on July 19, 2010 in comments on her MSNBC show.: Marco Rubio's "economic proposals will add $3.5 trillion to the federal deficit."