Stayed silent during important vote
Ann McLane Kuster
On delaying a health care mandate on business.
— New Hampshire
Close on the numbers, wrong on the link
Says New Hampshire had the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country during Maggie Hassan’s time in the state Senate.
Missing context, misplaced blame
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.
Heard it before
Says when Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation
Rough time for college grads
"Half the kids coming out of college this year … can't find a job, or a job that's consistent with a college degree."
It's been bad, but not that bad
"There are 60,000 fewer jobs today in this state than we had in 2008."
Need more love for bipartisan support
"Now, in the House of Representatives, we have 40 different jobs bills that have passed and almost all of them have been bipartisan."
Numbers are off, so is credit
"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."
Right on figures, wrong on finger-pointing
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.
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