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"On average, women make 77 cents for every dollar men make."

"Georgia has the nation's fifth largest Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition program, serving more than 270,000 mothers, babies and children every day."

Seventy-two percent of Georgians did not have a chance to finish college.

Says restoring Georgia pre-k to a 180-day program was a "real result" of his leadership.

Says U.S. Reps. Phil Gingrey and Jack Kingston have "even changed votes to what I voted, multiple times."

"In order to pass the CRCT in Georgia, you simply have to get half of the answers correct."

Women in the U.S. get 23 percent less pay than men for the same exact work.

The Austin Independent School District’s graduation rate reached an all-time high of 82.5 percent in 2012.

"There are still more people uninsured today than when Obama was elected president."

Georgia has recovered more than $60 million that was lost to Medicaid fraud

"A child born in America today will inherit $1.5 million in debt the moment they're placed in their mother's arms."

Says some Georgians can get health insurance for $105 a month.  

You can buy lobster with food stamps.

Georgia has saved $20 million through changes in criminal sentencing.

A "real result" of his term is Georgia having "the lowest taxes per capita of any state."

Says his Patient OPTION Act is the only Republican plan "that completely repeals Obamacare and it takes the federal bureaucrat out of decisions for you."

Every child in Colorado who has been given medical marijuana for treatment for seizures has had diminished seizure activity.

When it comes to transportation funds, Georgians spend more in taxes and on red tape than they get back from the federal government.

"Georgia lawmakers are now considering passing the most extreme gun bill in America."

"For every week that (state lawmakers are) able to cut off our timeline, it saves (Georgia taxpayers) approximately $100,000."

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