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stated on August 9, 2015 in an interview on ABC's "This Week.":
"You’re more likely to get struck by lightning in Texas" than find in-person voter fraud.
stated on August 6, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate:
"One of the reasons that Social Security is in so much trouble is that the only funding stream comes from people who get a wage. The people who get wages is declining dramatically."
stated on July 31, 2015 in a speech to the National Urban League in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.:
"African-American children are 500 percent more likely to die from asthma than white kids."
stated on July 20, 2015 in various conservative websites:
"Obama Makes Huge Move to BAN Social Security Recipients From Owning Guns"
stated on July 15, 2015 in an interview on CNN's "New Day":
President Barack Obama "said at the beginning of the negotiations that the basic approach was to dismantle Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for dismantling the sanctions."
stated on July 13, 2015 in a speech:
"Sen. Rubio’s (tax plan) would cut taxes for households making around $3 million a year by almost $240,000, which is way more than three times the earnings of a typical family."
stated on June 30, 2015 in a post on his campaign website about releasing his tax returns:
Says his "average federal tax rate" was 36 percent.
stated on July 5, 2015 in an interview on CNN:
"We have the highest rate of childhood poverty of any major country on Earth."
Cornell William Brooks
stated on June 21, 2015 in comments on Face the Nation:
"We have at least 200,000 to 300,000 hate crimes in a given year."
stated on June 14, 2015 in comments on CNN's State of the Union:
Says Hillary Clinton "was completely exonerated, when I was in the White House" by an official inquiry on Whitewater.