Immigration reform included border protection first
Says Michelle Nunn is "for amnesty."
Attack misconstrues leaked memos
"Michelle Nunn’s own plan says she funded organizations linked to terrorists."
Budget votes at issue
Jason Carter "actually opposed more funding for education in the Senate."
Nunn moved from Perry at age 6
Michelle Nunn "spent most of her childhood" in Perry, Ga.
Felon served as co-host of event
Says Michelle Nunn has acknowledged allowing a convicted felon to hold a fundraiser for her.
Company closed Georgia plants during Asia expansion
In Georgia, Perdue’s company closed plants and moved jobs to China.
Not made up, but not Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson said, "That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves."
State takes obligations seriously
Each Georgia taxpayer would have to send $5,000 to the treasury to cover the state’s debt.
Factual gap appears in Carter's gender pay gap statement
Women in the U.S. get 23 percent less pay than men for the same exact work.
A bad interpretation of a dubious study
Fifty-three percent of graduates from liberal arts colleges these days can’t find jobs.
Many Americans think Obamacare will cost more
"More Americans believe the moon landing was fake than believe Obamacare is affordable."
Depends on when a detainee becomes recidivist
"The recidivism rate is nearly 29 percent and has been climbing steadily since detainees began being released from Guantanamo."
Tax claim is no homer, but a solid hit
"These 60 acres (the Atlanta Braves want to build a stadium on) have produced zero SPLOST money for parks and recreation, have produced zero money for education."
Hit the delete button
A "hidden" provision in the health care law taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
Repeal & replace more like it
U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Georgia has helped support the implementation of "Obamacare."
"[T]he Georgia Dome has returned $10 billion in economic impact to the state of Georgia."
Numbers need context
The increase in the current state budget was greater than the inflation rate and the rate of population growth in Georgia.
More information needed for complete picture
The Georgia Department of Economic Development assisted with the creation of 28,776 jobs, an increase of 29 percent from last fiscal year, and $5.97 billion in investments, a 32 percent increase.
A little more evidence needed for this case
High school students arrested on campus are twice as likely not to graduate and four times less likely to graduate if they’ve appeared in court.
No school detention for this claim
Says Georgia will send more state money per child to state charter schools and that budget cuts are not applied to those charter schools.
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