Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

Half-True

Debt ceiling fight heightens

Half-True

Congress, bad economy also to blame

False

A misreading corrected months ago

Mostly False

Tariff breaks, not earmarks, though both raise pay-to-play concerns

 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

U.S. Rep. Allen West wants to bring back earmarks.

— Florida

True

Obama now blames the economy

Half-True

Mack also voted not to raise his paycheck

Mostly False

Ryan budget blueprint didn't end Medicare

Half-True

It has been more than two years, but it's not all Nelson's fault