The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Hampshire
"There are 60,000 fewer jobs today in this state than we had in 2008."
"America used to be the third easiest country to get established in a business. It's now number 17."
Says Rep. Charles Bass "supports privatizing Social Security, risking trillions more on Wall Street."
Says Ann Kuster said the debate over America’s debt limit is not an important issue of the day.
"Now, in the House of Representatives, we have 40 different jobs bills that have passed and almost all of them have been bipartisan."
"The latest evidence of Republican success is that since the beginning of the current legislative term, state unemployment has gone down almost 20% to 5% adjusted."
When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs, a rate twice the national average, and fell to 47th in job creation, fourth from the bottom.
"We spend in tax loopholes annually $1.1 trillion. That's more than we spend on our defense budget in a year, on Medicare or Medicaid in a year."
Says the Affordable Care Act was a federal takeover of the student loan industry and ‘profits’ on the loans go to help pay for the health care law.
Says in the last six months of the Bush administration, the U.S. lost 3.5 million jobs, including 760,000 jobs during January 2009 alone.
"There’s 400 more people working in health care today in New Hampshire than when we passed the budget."
"The expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts ... would be the biggest tax increase in the history of the country, about $4.6 trillion over 10 years."
Says former U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter refused to host town hall meetings during her time in Congress.
Says it cost Massachusetts taxpayers $100,000 when Mitt Romney and his staff purchased computer hard drives.
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