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"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

"Tea Party Congressman Frank Guinta voted for billions in cuts to veterans programs."

Says when Republicans took over the state legislature in 2010, New Hampshire’s tax rate for employers was 50th in the nation, and unemployment had more than doubled under Democrats.

Says when Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation

Ann Kuster "supports the government takeover of healthcare, which robs Medicare of over $700 billion."

$50,000. That's what every child owes today because Washington politicians have run up a huge spending tab and left our kids the bill."

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."

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