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."
But he supports it now
"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
Your benefits are at the mercy of Congress
Says the U.S. Supreme Court found that "Social Security is not guaranteed."
Election results don't lie
Pinellas County voters "elected me as their chief financial officer … (and) elected me as (their) governor four years ago."
And a felony if he'd been arrested in Florida
"Trey Radel does not even qualify to drive a Lee County school bus at this point, yet he occupies a seat in Congress."
Feds can prosecute, even if they won’t
"Whether the Amendment passes or not, the medical use of marijuana is a federal criminal offense."
A consistent 'no'
"I did not support the sequester."
Checking the calendar
Says Rick Scott "didn’t even come to his own education summit. But he did take time to go to the tea party convention the same week."
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