Statements about Jobs

"Our economy actually shrank during the last three months of 2012."

Under Charlie Crist, Florida lost 825,000 jobs and the unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent.

"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."

The unemployment rate is declining faster in Tampa "than almost anywhere else."

Says women care most about jobs and the economy

Says George LeMieux was one of two Republicans who voted for President Barack Obama's jobs bill.

Says Barack Obama's health care law "will be the biggest job-killer ever."

Florida "unemployment has dropped more than 2 percentage points, down from 12 percent to 9.9 percent, the second-largest drop in the nation."

"Since the passage of Obama's stimulus package, over 1 million additional jobs were lost and nearly 25 million Americans are out of work, are stuck in part-time work, or have given up looking."  

"In the past year, Floridians, not government, created almost 135,000 new private sector jobs. We netted more than 120,000 total jobs in the first 11 months of 2011; the third most of any state in the nation."

"At my first ‘Let’s Get to Work Day’ … we sold out;" more than 240 dozen doughnuts by 8:30 a.m.

"The fact is, over 2.4 million jobs have been lost since the 'Stimulus' bill was signed into law in February of 2009."

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz "denied unemployment went up under Obama."

Solyndra "had robots that whistled Disney songs. I'm not kidding."

"(President Barack Obama gave) half a billion in taxpayer money to help his friends at Solyndra, a business the White House knew was on the path to bankruptcy."

On how he measures his promise to create 700,000 private-sector jobs in seven years.

"I've created over 40,000 jobs."

"We have not had unemployment this high for this long since the Great Depression."

"Rick Scott has destroyed over 100,000 jobs."

"In May we generated more jobs than all the rest of the country combined: 28,000 jobs in May for the state, 54,000 for the entire country."

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