The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Hampshire
Says Charlie Bass forfeits right to equal cost for TV ads under FCC rules
"Under President Bush in eight years, we added $4.9 trillion to the debt. Under President Obama, we've added $5.3 trillion to the debt in the 3.5 years he's been in office."
Says under the Romney-Ryan budget ... "the American Opportunity Tax Credit for college tuition would be eliminated."
"Half the kids coming out of college this year … can't find a job, or a job that's consistent with a college degree."
"His new running mate, Congressman Ryan, put forward a plan that would let Governor Romney pay less than 1 percent in taxes each year."
"Your Congressman, Charlie Bass, took over $166,000 from Big Oil."
"The president's first major foreign policy speech in Cairo was to apologize for our country."
Says Democrats racked up a $1 billion state deficit, while Republicans under Bill O'Brien balanced the budget.
Says New Hampshire has the third-highest property tax in the country.
"Bill O'Brien's Tea Party legislature tried to repeal kindergarten and compulsory education, defund Planned Parenthood and eliminate insurance coverage for birth control."
"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.
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