Every speaker has the right to remodel
Florida Democratic Party
"Marco Rubio spent $400K of your tax dollars remodeling offices, and building a members-only lounge."
Lots of missed votes
In 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama "missed 60 or 70 percent of his votes." In 2004, John Kerry missed "close to 60 to 70 percent" and Bob Graham missed "over 30 percent of his votes."
New drilling techniques made it so
"Since 2008, U.S. crude oil output has increased by over 80 percent, an increase of over 4 million barrels a day. That is the fastest increase in U.S. history."
Said one analyst: 'Lunacy of this idea is almost indescribable'
"Trump proposed enacting the largest tax increase in American history."
Against the group years ago
"As governor of Florida I defunded Planned Parenthood."
Money was slated for U.S. Botanic Garden repairs
Club for Growth
Says David Jolly refused "to cut spending for a national greenhouse in D.C."
Hillary Clinton had a seat in the front pew
Says Bill and Hillary Clinton attended Donald Trump's last wedding.
Putting Dole in second place
Says his release of 33 years of tax returns is "more than any presidential candidate in history."
Gov. Bush focused on cutting and privatizing
"We reduced the government workforce by 13,000, 11 percent, during my eight years."
This don likes to talk about his business
Says he was known as "Veto Corleone" for cutting spending as Florida governor.
Grayson was No. 1, Wasserman Schultz No. 2
"I’m the only member of the House of Representatives who raised most of his campaign funds in the last election from small contributions of less than $200."
Only a handful of countries spend more than the U.S. per pupil
"We have an 80 percent graduation rate in high school after spending more per student than any country in the world other than Liechtenstein, I think, or Luxembourg and a couple other small countries."
At least a half dozen must okay the plans
A private company building a natural gas pipeline into Florida "is being forced to spend months under the review of six federal agencies."
Want to join the Army? Think before you ink!
"Too many" tattoos "on visible body parts" keep some applicants out of the military.
Want to get ahead? Try Scandinavia
"Among the developed nations, we are the least economically and socially mobile country in the world."
Crist signed a 2008 amendment that doesn't apply here
Says Jeb Bush -- not Charlie Crist -- signed legislation that let Duke Energy collect money for nuclear projects.
First he said on top of natural growth, then he denied it
Says Rick Scott changed his promise from 700,000 jobs created "on top of what normal growth would be" to just 700,000 jobs.
He voted against the bipartisan compromise
Says U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland "voted to keep the shutdown going."
Owner's company cited for permit violations
Republican Party of Florida
Says Charlie Crist rode on a jet that "belongs to a serial polluter with a history of environmental violations fined nearly $2 million for polluting water."
His job as education commissioner
Progressive Choice Florida
Says Charlie Crist "implemented Jeb Bush’s A+ Plan."
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