Latest Fact-checks on Al Sharpton Al Sharpton stated on May 29, 2015 in a broadcast of MSNBC's "PoliticsNation": The Texas Senate "approved a bill to put a special label on the insurance cards of anyone who bought a plan through Obamacare" that includes the letter "S" for subsidy. Al Sharpton stated on December 4, 2013 in a broadcast of MSNBC's Politics Nation: The "priorities" of more than three-quarters of Americans are to increase the minimum wage, create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and require background checks for gun buyers. Al Sharpton stated on November 12, 2013 in a segment on MSNBC's "PoliticsNation": Under Obama, the national debt "has been reduced every year for the last five years." Al Sharpton stated on August 9, 2013 in a segment of his MSNBC show, "Politics Nation": Says President Barack Obama "has taken 92 days of vacation since he was sworn in," compared to 367 for President George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency. Al Sharpton stated on September 7, 2011 in a TV show: One Wisconsin school district "is so worried about losing state funding that it has stopped giving milk to elementary school kids during snack time."