The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Hampshire
"The only time in our history when the debt has been higher than this was the end of World War II."
"When total Sandy spending is added up, it's more than the annual budget for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. And it's more than twice the annual budget of the U.S. Energy Department."
We have the fourth highest in-state tuition for public universities in the country.
"Even if you took literally every single ounce of platinum in the world, it still wouldn’t add up to enough needed to pay down our nation’s debt."
President Barack Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal "couldn't get support from either party in the House or the Senate."
Social Security has not contributed to the debt and the deficits.
Says she is "entering in the most diverse class ever," of U.S. Representatives
Says New Hampshire had the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country during Maggie Hassan’s time in the state Senate.
Says Ovide Lamontagne wants to eliminate kindergarten.
Gubernatorial candidate Maggie Hassan supported 33 tax and fee increases as Senate Majority Leader.
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.
Says Maggie Hassan pays zero property taxes on her $500,000 home.
"We got back every dime used to rescue the banks."
Ann McLane Kuster is "for a government takeover of health care more radical than Obamacare. And she supports a $700 billion cut to Medicare for current retirees."
Says U.S. Rep. Charles Bass wants to privatize Social Security.
Frank Guinta voted to make middle class taxpayers pay over a $1,000 more a year in taxes.
Under Maggie Hassan's leadership, "we increased state spending in the middle of the great recession by 24 percent leading up to and following it."
Says Mitt Romney plans to "fire" Big Bird.
"Carol Shea-Porter … wants to increase taxes on small business and job creators."
Says Rep. Charlie Bass, R-NH voted to "raise his own pay" eight times
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