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Chelsea Clinton said Sanders’ health care plan would "empower" governors "to take away health insurance for low-income and middle-income working Americans."

Under Sanders’ plan, Americans would lose their current health insurance. However, his proposal would replace their health insurance and cover the currently uninsured. The program would auto-enroll every citizen and legal resident, all of whom would be entitled to benefits. While the plan would give governors authority to administer health insurance within their states, it includes provisions to allow federal authorities to take over if the governors refuse to implement it.

It’s impossible to predict with certainty how Sanders’ plan would play out in real life. But Clinton’s statement makes it sound like Sanders’ plan would leave many people uninsured, which is antithetical to the goal of Sanders’ proposal: universal health care.

We rate her claim Mostly False.
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Obama said, "A violent felon can buy (a gun) over the Internet with no background check, no questions asked."

The kind of transaction Obama described is possible, though illegal, and more complicated than his comment suggests. Federal law prohibits felons from buying guns. But with some effort, they can purchase guns from private sellers over the Internet without getting caught, because private sellers are not required to run background checks. That seller would have to be in the same state as the buyer.

We rate Obama’s claim Mostly True.
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PolitiFact is just full of lies.

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We have a winner! PolitiFact's 2015 ‪#‎LieoftheYear‬ is the campaign falsehoods of Donald J. Trump http://bit.ly/trump2015
It’s the trope on Trump: He’s authentic, a straight-talker, less scripted than traditional politicians. That’s because Donald Trump doesn’t let facts slow him down. Bending the truth or being unhampered by accuracy is a strategy he has followed for years.
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I know you grubers are college educated so therefore you are incapable of logical thought so let me translate: No one believes retard leftists anymore!
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Does Donald Trump want a registry for all Muslims? Or just some Muslims? Or no database at all?

The Republican presidential candidate’s comments on the topic have drawn a lot of criticism, with some pundits and commentators comparing it with the registration of Jews in in Nazi Germany. But Trump has said he didn’t propose such an idea -- a reporter did, and Trump just didn’t understand the question.

His comments and the media coverage of them have left us confused, so we did a deep dive into what exactly Trump said about registering Muslim people in a database.  

After going through all of his comments from this past weekend, it seems that Trump definitely wants a database of Syrian refugees, and he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of a database for all Muslims -- though he isn’t actively calling for the latter. And we’ll warn you now that many of Trump’s comments strike as contradictory or confusing.
Does Donald Trump want a registry for all Muslims? Or just some Muslims? Or no database at all? The Republican presidential candidate’s comments on the topic have drawn a lot of criticism, with some pundits and commentators comparing it with the registration of Jews in in Nazi Germany. But Trump has said he didn’t propose such an idea -- a reporter did, and Trump just didn’t understand the question. His comments and the media coverage of them hav...
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I guess that proves Im at least half assed smart ...LOL
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Bad 24 hours for Donald J. Trump​ on the Truth-O-Meter. 2 Pants on Fire claims, his 14th and 15th http://ow.ly/UZzrs
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While it’s impossible to prove beyond a doubt that those who complained about the redirected coverage have no connection to MU, PolitiFact Missouri could find no evidence allowing us to independently verify that these individuals are, in fact, "Mizzou protesters." http://ow.ly/UZdJA 
Shortly after this month's deadly attacks in Paris, several articles from conservative blogs reported that protesters from the University of Missouri were angry that the terrorist attacks directed the national spotlight away from race relations and recent events at MU. Breitbart News, the Daily Caller, the Washington Times and other outlets ran stories saying
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Thats just crazy
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On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address. We’ll be fact-checking and annotating the speech. Here are some of the topics from our archives that we think Obama might mention.
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address. The White House has advertised it as a
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+PolitiFact it would be really cool if you guys would offer a compounded "Average politician" profile.  I would leave it up to you how to structure it, weight the averages over time etc. but it would be nice to have an average to compare candidates to, and to act as an overall barometer.

It might also be nice to have breakdowns such as "Average congressional," "Average Local," and running averages for political parties.  But again, I leave it to your discretion.
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Steve Hayes said, Guantanamo has "never been a key component of ISIS or al-Qaida propaganda."

Experts told us that Hayes’ point has merit. Analyses of jihadist propaganda materials show that Guantanamo is rarely mentioned, especially compared to other grievances against the United States, like military airstrikes. Al-Qaida uses Guantanamo less frequently now than it used to, though it was never a primary focus of their propaganda.

Because he specified that Guantanamo is not a "key component" of jihadist propaganda, we rate Hayes’ statement True.
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Oh....Hahaha.....Bwaaaagahahaaa
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See the Truth-O-Meter scorecards of the GOPers running for president and sign up for our Tuesday debate coverage http://bit.ly/VegasDebate 
PolitiFact.com is a project of the Tampa Bay Times to help you find the truth in Washington and the Obama presidency.
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Donald Trump refuses to budge on his wrong claim that he "watched in Jersey City, N.J., where thousands and thousands of people were cheering" as the World Trade Center collapsed.

Since PolitiFact and other fact-checkers debunked his statement, Trump and his campaign team have suggested that the media is trying to cover it all up, and he’s found supporters who tell him he’s right.  

New information, primarily from media reports at the time, support the notion that there were rumors of a handful of people celebrating in New Jersey on 9/11. However, none of those rumors have been proven true, and there is still zero visual evidence of these celebrations. Further, none of these rumors suggest there were more than a dozen people purported to be seen cheering, as opposed to Trump’s claim that he saw "thousands and thousands."

In other words, Trump’s claim is still Pants on Fire. 
Donald Trump refuses to budge on his wrong claim that he
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+St D If I were to decide to take medications for ADD, the psychologist would ---- oooo, shiny! ---- send a recommendation to my ---- hey, what's that? ---- doctor, who would then prescribe and monitor.
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Jeb Bush wrongly claims Obama didn't host a Republican senator for dinner until 2013 http://ow.ly/UZIfY 
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Clinton said, "I spent 18 months putting together the sanctions against Iran so that we could force them to the negotiating table."

Clinton’s claim is for the most part accurate, though a little exaggerated. During her first 18 months as secretary, the State Department was at the helm of a global effort to increase sanctions on Iran, culminating in an important U.N. resolution. Clinton was personally involved in these diplomatic efforts and pushed them publicly. And experts said these sanctions, on top of other sanctions passed before and after, were crucial to getting Iran to the negotiating table.

However, Clinton wasn’t singularly responsible for the sanctions, just as the sanctions passed under her watch likely weren’t singularly responsible for opening up Iran to talks.

We rate her statement Mostly True.
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....says the pathological liar who traveled billions of miles on the taxpayer dime and what did it get us? The world on fire and Iran and Russia on top. 
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