How some of their claims from
THE FACTS: To be clear, the world’s big cities aren’t going to go underwater for good in as soon as eight to nine years. The
THE FACTS: That statement is at odds with a
Even more — 88% — support a “public option” proposal such as the one Biden advocates. It would allow people to buy into a new government insurance plan modeled on Medicare, but it would not completely replace private insurance. Overall, 53% of Americans support Medicare for All, while 43% oppose it, according to the Kaiser poll.
It’s also true, though, that public support for Medicare for All declines when costs and other, similar details are introduced in the polling.
THE FACTS: That’s not right. Warren appears to be citing a September report from Brandeis University’s
The study also found that the typical white student had paid off 94% of his or her debt, while the typical black borrower had only paid off 5%. Warren cited those statistics, but in the wrong way.
She’s correct that there are disparities by race when it comes to paying back student loans. Other studies have similarly found that black borrowers are at greater risk of default than their white counterparts.
GABBARD: “You were asked directly whether you would send our troops to
THE FACTS: Neither offered a fully accurate account in their exchange.
Gabbard did not accuse Buttigieg of being open to “invading”
At the forum, he heavily conditioned the idea of sending troops to help
"There is a scenario where we could have security cooperation as we do with countries around the world,” he said in
“But we could absolutely be in some kind of partnership role if and only if it is welcome by our partner south of the border."
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