Official nomination came later
"I was appointed U.S. attorney by President Bush on Sept. 10, 2001."
Sparse local engagement for two of three months
Despite keeping distance from national media interviewers, "I did local press all along, the last three months."
East beats West in 2 out of 3
"The entirety of North America -- Canada, the United States and Mexico -- there's more known reserves in those three countries than in Russia and Saudi Arabia."
Not the only one
"On my last trip to New Hampshire, I think I met the guy who founded the first and only bank since Dodd-Frank passed, since the financial crisis. One bank in the country."
More, but not double
"We spent twice as much per capita for health care in this country as the next closest nation."
Doggie dollars don't add up to much
"If you took every penny of the 1 percent, including their dog, you wouldn't even begin to balance the budget."
Common practice, but not a rule
"The governor must inform the Senate president about his or her absence from the state."
Paved the way for ... not really anything
Says Jeanne Shaheen "voted to pave the way for a new national energy tax."
His partisan-voting score is even higher
National Republican Congressional Committee
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter "votes with Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats 95 percent of the time," but Frank Guinta "will take on both parties" and has "independent New Hampshire values."
An election-year exaggeration
Says Scott Brown co-sponsored legislation to let employers deny women coverage for mammograms.
By letter of law, no
Says U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster used $293,000 of taxpayer money to send campaign mail.
'Simple fact,' not factual
Says Jeanne Shaheen "voted for a measure that would have amounted to a new national energy tax."
Charge lacks full context
Senate Majority PAC
Says that as a U.S. senator, Scott Brown "delivered for Wall Street, saving big banks $19 billion in taxes."
Can be said about any Democrat
"In Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire has a Senator who was the deciding vote to pass Obamacare."
Claim overplays the evidence
Says Jeanne Shaheen "got behind the idea of using the IRS to target American citizens for their political views."
Advocates for some who need funding would disagree
Ann Kuster turned "a blind eye to those in need of funding" by voting "against funding for our nation’s veterans, low-income women and children, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health."
Dems showed plenty of support
President Barack Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal "couldn't get support from either party in the House or the Senate."
That's accounting fiction
Social Security has not contributed to the debt and the deficits.
Hey ... Leave those kids alone
New Hampshire Democratic Party
Says Ovide Lamontagne wants to eliminate kindergarten.
Tough to connect those dots
House Majority PAC
Says Charlie Bass supports Paul Ryan plan that forces seniors to pay $6,400 a year more for health care so millionaires can pay less in taxes.
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