Politifact rates claims and allegations as being “True” and “Mostly True” when they essentially convey the “truth”. Below is a list of “True and Mostly True” statements that have been made about the Obama Administration by Democrats, Republicans and Tea Party members. The links go the detailed documentation analysis.
True and Mostly True Claims

That Are Worth Noting

The people of Massachusetts favor the state’s health care law by a margin of 3 to 1.

Mitt Romney

 

"Today, you have six financial institutions, the largest six, that have assets that are the equivalent of 60 percent of the GDP of the United States of America."

Senator Bernie Sanders

 

"The ratio of corporate profits to wages is now higher than at any time since just before the Great Depression."

Robert Reich, Ph.D.

 

The "mega-rich" pay about 15 percent in taxes, while the middle class "fall into the 15 percent and 25 percent income tax brackets, and then are hit with heavy payroll taxes to boot."

Warren Buffet

 

"The deficit was on track to top $1 trillion the year I took office."

President Barack Obama

 

"President Reagan did it (raised the debt ceiling) 18 times. George W. Bush did it seven times."

President Barack Obama

 

"There are actually half a million fewer government employees now than there were when (President Barack) Obama took office."

Paul Krugman

 

The budget for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "is only about 1 percent of the amount banks generate just from late fees and overdraft fees."

Rep. Elijah Cummings

 

"Large majorities" of the public "oppose major changes to Medicare" and favor higher taxes on the wealthy.

Paul Krugman

 

"Foreign aid makes up about 1 percent of our entire budget."

President Barak Obama

 

In 2007, "the top 1 percent of all income earners in the United States made 23.5 percent of all income," which is "more than the entire bottom 50 percent."

Senator Bernie Sanders

 

"Most of the jobs that we lost were lost before the economic policies we put in place had any effect."

President Barack Obama

 

"In 1935, more than 50% of the elderly population lived in poverty. Today that poverty rate stands officially at 9.4

Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

 

"The overall fact about illegal immigration is that it's not actually getting worse."

Rachel Maddow

 

"At the moment, energy companies spend 0.25 percent on R&D."

Katrina Vanden-Heuvel