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Sanders Stretches State of the Rich

Sanders Stretches State of the Rich

Sen. Bernie Sanders claims that in the United States, “almost all of the wealth rests in the hands of the few.” He exaggerates. At most, the top 0.1 percent of U.S. families own 22 percent of the nation’s wealth.

Clinton Twists Bush’s Words

Clinton Twists Bush’s Words

Hillary Clinton has continued to twist Jeb Bush’s words, suggesting that he thinks “the nurse who stands on her feet all day or the trucker who drives all night” needs to “work longer hours.” Bush has said he was talking about part-time workers who want full-time hours.

SCOTUS Ruling Fallout

SCOTUS Ruling Fallout

Reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act was swift — and included comments that strayed from the facts.

Video: Sanders on Income and Wealth

Video: Sanders on Income and Wealth

This video looks at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ claim that America has “more income and wealth inequality than any other major country on earth.”

Sanders Exaggerates Inequality

Sanders Exaggerates Inequality

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders claims that “in America we now have more income and wealth inequality than any other major country on earth.” Not really.