The Legislature made him do it
Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.
An amendment that didn't go as planned
"We cut property taxes for seniors and our middle class."
Expansion would create some jobs, but estimates vary
"Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."
The cuts did occur, but any causal relationship is murky
Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."
It depends if you mean now or later
"Light rail does not reduce congestion."
Claim has support, but glosses over nuances
"Nearly 60 percent of women who use birth control do so for more than just family planning."
Florida laws were 'harsh' before Crist
Says Charlie Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws."
Filing separately is a new trend, but yes
"Candidates for governor routinely disclose" their spouses’ tax returns.
Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint
"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."
Prepaid tuition changes approved by Legislature
"Gov. Rick Scott cut the cost of prepaid college tuition by nearly $20,000."
We see caveats in blind trusts
"Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that gives Florida's public officials an easy way to avoid disclosing their personal finances."
Dollar amount isn't so clear cut
"$3 billion over the next five years will be taken out of our public schools and be put into vouchers."
Recycled claim from 2010
When Rick Scott "was deposed in lawsuits about his company, he took the Fifth 75 times."
Feds are focused on busting cultivators and distributors -- not simply users
Judging by a recent vote, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "thinks it's okay for medical marijuana patients to go to federal prison."
Cherry-picking her veterans' votes
"Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen has long record of voting against VA backlog fixes."
Let us school you on tuition increases
"Charlie Crist allowed college tuition to increase up to 15 percent every year."
By one credible measure; another source differs
Florida has "the most errors and exonerations from death row."
A likely number from haphazard data
"Less than 5 percent of registered users in states allowing medical marijuana have cancer or AIDS."
State leg refused to expand Medicaid
41,200 veterans in Florida "don’t have health care because Scott didn’t expand Medicaid."
Much of the credit goes to President George H.W. Bush
Cap and trade legislation "was originally a Republican idea."
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