Not "every one" refused
"Every one of the 67 supervisors of elections" in Florida refused to carry out the effort to remove noncitizens from the voter rolls.
Inflates, oversimplifies state estimate
The Medicaid expansion is "going to cost Florida $1.9 billion a year."
'Rationing' charge is empty rhetoric
Says the health care law rations care, like systems in Canada and Great Britain.
Law factors in weekends, holidays
Under Florida’s voting law, a requirement to turn in voter registrations within 48 hours "makes it impossible to meet the deadline if you’re working right to the end of the week."
UPDATE: Corrected ruling
An "Obamacare slush fund" paid to spay and neuter dogs and cats, then counted it as an "anti-obesity campaign."
This claim is DOA
"Millions could lose their health care coverage and be forced into a government pool" under the new health care law.
Dems' plan closes loopholes on high-paid professionals
Democrats plan to keep student loan interest rates low "by raising taxes on small businesses, very small businesses … the kinds of small businesses that give jobs to graduates."
Claim was about a Congressional district but his evidence focused on black boys
The congressional district for Miami-Dade and Broward counties has a "staggering drop-out rate of almost 61 percent."
Some members didn't ask for this
"We didn’t go out asking people" to join the "stand your ground" task force.
Solyndra, Alaska, Keystone pushing up today's prices? No.
American Energy Alliance
Gas prices have doubled because "Obama opposed exploring for energy in Alaska. He gave millions of tax dollars to Solyndra, which then went bankrupt. And he blocked the Keystone pipeline. So we will all pay more at the pump."
It's not that easy
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
The Florida Department of Agriculture’s website FreshFromFlorida.com can be used "to get a permit to carry a loaded hidden gun without ever leaving your house."
Says Barack Obama's health care law "will be the biggest job-killer ever."
Freedom from drug tests?
Jimmie T. Smith
"It was found unconstitutional to drug test elected officials because it prevents us, as citizens, from having that First Amendment right."
Newt did, Obama didn't
Says Barack Obama "promised" gasoline at $2.50 a gallon.
It's funded better than many other states
"Today, you can't rely on (the retirement fund for public employees), it's not funded."
12 days late once
Says Connie Mack "failed to pay his child support."
About 800 people refused to get a drug screening because they are "out there on drugs."
Distorting for a laugh?
Says a U.S. Supreme Court justice suggested that some U.S. cases will be decided based on South African law.
2012 more than 2008 already? Nope.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Says Mitt Romney’s campaign "has already spent more on negative ads than John McCain did during his entire presidential run."
Obama did mention Israeli fear about rockets
"This president went before the United Nations and castigated Israel for building settlements. He said nothing about thousands of rockets being rained in on Israel from the Gaza Strip."
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