As best we can tell with old estimates
"Forty percent of the undocumented workers in this country" entered the U.S. legally and "overstayed their visa."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 12th, 2010
Yes, but Obama voted for overall package
As a senator, Barack Obama supported "an amendment that basically gutted the legal temporary worker program."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
Part of a long-term enforcement trend
"President Barack Obama has deported more people in his first year in office than George W. Bush in his last year in office."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
By two measures, yes; by one measure, no
"We now actually import more oil than we did before 9/11."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 7th, 2010
As with all things involving BP's oil spill, it's complicated
The federal government only ordered BP to pay "to do one of those six segments" of sand barriers for Louisiana.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
There's strong, but not universal, support in the law
The president can "authorize the killing of a U.S. citizen who fights for a foreign terrorist organization."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
Economic bust has cut illegal immigration
Numbers on illegal immigrants "are down in terms of apprehensions, which indicates fewer illegal crossings, but also up in terms of actual enforcement actions."
— Politifact National on Monday, May 3rd, 2010
A committee vote faster than the speed of light
The Banking Committee voted a 1,336-page bill "out of committee in 21 minutes with no amendments, with the understanding that before the bill came to the floor, we would reach this bipartisan agreement."
— Politifact National on Sunday, April 25th, 2010
Americans were being fired at that morning
"The video doesn't show the broader picture of the firing that was going on at American troops."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 12th, 2010
Public documents strongly indicate it
On financial reform, there is "a million dollars being spent, per congressman, in lobbying expenses on this issue. (The) industry has four lobbyists per member of the House and Senate working on this."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Same goal, two very different approaches
The Democrats' health care bills would end "the denial of ... coverage to those who have a pre-existing condition," while the Republican bill would not.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010