We didn't have to fish long for this one...
"You have to get a license to fish on our beaches."
St. Pete isn't winning a commonsense award
"Sixty percent of the auto thefts that we have in (St. Petersburg) are caused by people leaving their keys in the car."
Bush urges more work visas
"Nearly 65 percent -- almost two-thirds -- of all new permanent residents obtained that status by virtue of their family status."
It shrank slightly, but it did shrink
"Our economy actually shrank during the last three months of 2012."
Six long years
Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Says state workers have not had across-the-board raises in six years.
Exactly what it would do
Says his elections proposal would allow "a potential of 168 hours (of early voting), which I think is the most we’ve ever had."
Mack says he wouldn't let his district lose out after the law passed
Says Connie Mack "wrote a letter to the Department of Transportation in order to get $29 million in stimulus for his congressional district."
Math is correct
"I’ve got a 94 percent" career voting record in Congress while Bill Nelson has "a 92 percent voting record."
Crist loved Palin in 2008, but that's ancient history now
In 2008, Charlie Crist ‘"applauded the pick of Sarah Palin and said she would do ‘a great job.’"
Not social issues
Says women care most about jobs and the economy
More going back than coming here
"If you look at the number of illegal immigrants coming into the country, it is net zero. It's been that way now for almost two years."
By a wide margin
Florida has "more concealed weapons permits than any other state."
Budget lower since 1996
The property appraiser's budget "is $1 million less today than when I took office 16 years ago."
Nelson missed a lot of votes -- 22 years ago
Twenty two years ago, when he was running for governor, Bill Nelson missed 56 percent of his votes in the U.S. House.
Frishe said the services tax was needed
Accountability in Government
Says Jim Frishe wanted to "tax us for doing our taxes" through an accountant.
Several groups compared voter turnout with registrations
In 2008, "33.2 percent of those who voted early on the last Sunday before Election Day were African-American, while 23.6 percent were Hispanic."
He's right, in part because we're such a big country
"A million people a year come into the U.S. legally. No other country even comes close to that figure."
Not a bad recap
"In the 2000 Florida election, at least 1,100 eligible voters were wrongly dropped from voting rolls in an attempt to purge a list of felons. Many of those who were dropped showed up to vote and were told they could not."
He said what he said and he didn't do it.
Obama promised to cut the deficit by half by the end of his first term but he "hasn't even come close."
He voted for a jobs bill
Says George LeMieux was one of two Republicans who voted for President Barack Obama's jobs bill.
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