Nearly 800k more votes than rival
Says that in the 1985 election former Gov. Tom Kean had "the largest winning margin for a gubernatorial candidate in Jersey history."
Doctors are saying no
"Sixty percent of New Jersey doctors do not accept Medicaid patients."
A broken promise
Says Barack Obama "said when he was running for office four years ago that he would halve the annual deficit by the end of his first term. That simply has not happened."
A no vote each time
"When (Joe Kyrillos) had an opportunity to vote for women in terms of their health care, not once, not twice, but six times, he voted against women’s health care in our state."
Not since April 2009
"The Senate has not passed a budget in more than three years, not a good budget, not a bad budget, no budget."
Spelled out in the documents
Says the Republican Party platform says "pull back even more of the rules on campaign finance reform, get rid of McCain-Feingold" while the Democratic Party platform says "we want to find a way to put more fair rules on campaign finance reform."
New Jersey leads the world
Choose: New Jersey
"We have more scientists and engineers per square mile than anywhere in the world."
The gov and the boss
Says Bruce Springsteen played in 1975 at Seton Hall University in South Orange at Walsh gym.
Money cut, clinics closed
"The first (state) budget that came out of our Republican leadership slashed funding to Planned Parenthood...It resulted in the reduction of hours, the elimination of days, elimination of access to women in my city and all over my state."
'Forcible rape' in original versions
Says Congressmen Paul Ryan and Todd Akin co-sponsored legislation "to limit federal funding for abortion to victims of ‘forcible rape.’"
Solidly Democrat since 1992
Says "a Republican hasn't won [an election] for a presidency in New Jersey since 1988."
Underfunded and highly paid
"The judicial system is the most underfunded in this state, able to only pay 52 percent of its obligations. Meanwhile, judges get some of the richest pensions of all public employees."
No federal limits
Says under federal law "we do not have any limitation on the number of guns and bullets we can buy."
Correct on both points
"We created as many jobs in the first six months of this year as we did in all of 2011 and 2011 was the best single year for private-sector job growth since the year 2000."
Teacher tenure remains intact
Says "tenure still exists but it's been overhauled" for teachers in New Jersey.
Most surveys say that's right
"If you look at most of the polls, this is a margin-of-error race on Fourth of July between Mitt Romney and the president."
Too early to tell
"There is little if any evidence that the use of red light cameras in New Jersey has reduced the number or severity of accidents at the intersections where they are used."
One of the nation's highest
"The state's unemployment rate is fifth-highest in the country, a full point above the nationwide rate and higher than all of our...neighboring states."
Debt growing faster than economy
"The U.S. is borrowing approximately $2.52 for every $1 of economic growth so far in 2012."
A better ‘comeback’ elsewhere
Says "there have been some job gains in the McMansion State since Mr. Christie took office, but they have lagged gains both in the nation as a whole and in New York and Connecticut, the obvious points of comparison."
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