Carefully picked numbers
"More people have watched ‘Morning Joe’ than CNN and HLN 5 years in a row."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
In the last few decades
"This Congress made history as the least productive, most unpopular Congress in the history of this proud nation."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Polls back up his point
The people who want President Barack Obama impeached "are all white, they're all older, and guess what, they're in the far right wing of the Republican Party."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
The United States is the leading nation in the world "with the highest amount of doubt about the conventional wisdom of climate change."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
So that's why Obama got World Cup fever
"If you look at the states where soccer is most popular, they're overwhelmingly blue states, and the states where soccer is least popular are red states."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Strongly against, yes. "Overwhelmingly?" Judgment call
"By 2006, the American people were overwhelmingly against the Iraq War."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 20th, 2014
Survey says yes
"A small majority of Americans don’t think they like the Affordable Care Act, but a large majority of Americans don’t want to do away with the protections that are in the Affordable Care Act."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Generally, repeal more unpopular but polls vary
"One thing that is much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act is repealing the Affordable Care Act."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 21st, 2014
Some aggregators show smaller gains
Says President Barack Obama’s approval rating "gained 3 points in the last couple months."
— Politifact National on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Ratio off; percent change on target
"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."
— Politifact National on Sunday, March 9th, 2014
Republicans favor a hike but support for $10.10 is mixed
"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."
— Politifact National on Friday, March 7th, 2014
More people have opinions on Obamacare than Part D
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
— Politifact National on Friday, October 4th, 2013
Yes, but majority favors most elements of reform
"(Obamacare) is a bill which has never once had a majority of Americans favor it."
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Most polls point that way; two too close to call
"No poll done this year ... shows less than a majority to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Tax increases and spending cuts
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
— Politifact National on Friday, March 1st, 2013
Polls show Romney leading among independents
"Independent voters have a ten-point margin in favor of Mitt Romney right now."
— Politifact Georgia on Sunday, August 26th, 2012
Numbers vary, but not by much
"Only 14 percent of Catholics agree with the Vatican's position that abortion should be illegal."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, April 19th, 2012
No. 1, with a 7-point lead
Says he "did the very best" in a recent poll in Iowa matching up each of the major Republican presidential candidates against President Barack Obama.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, March 2nd, 2012
About 40 percent might back higher taxes
Says recent polls show Americans agree with Republicans that the federal debt ceiling should not be raised and the debt and deficit should be dealt with mostly by cutting spending.
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, July 16th, 2011
Not quite 80 percent, but most
"Eighty percent of the American people support an approach (to federal budget problems) that includes revenues and includes cuts."
— Politifact National on Friday, July 15th, 2011