History votes in favor of this claim
"Our race was the closest U.S. Senate race in Ohio in 36 years -- when Howard Metzenbaum defeated Robert Taft in 1976."
Brown didn't vote yes and so-called plan doesn't even exist
Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan."
Claim is good ore, despite campaign lore
"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."
Voted against a bill to require coverage
Says that Josh Mandel voted to let insurance companies deny coverage for autism
Treasurer's office hasn't closed its doors when he's gone
"While Mandel's been busy traveling the country raising campaign money, he hasn't shown up for work."
Mandel didn't say it improved
Josh Mandel "is lying about his own record. The rating of Ohio's investment fund has NOT improved."
Is there a slight? It's ever so slight
Says Sherrod Brown’s campaign attacked Josh Mandel’s military service
Wrongly implies all manufacturers are taxed
Says Sherrod Brown voted "for the $1.17 trillion health care law that adds a new tax on Ohio manufacturers."
Ad invests in a bad bet
Says Josh Mandel bet against Ohio families
One accepted, others proposed
"When Josh Mandel claims to have accepted three debates with Sen. Sherrod Brown, he is lying. He has accepted ZERO proposed debates."
Sources for most of this money are disclosed
"Sherrod Brown and his special interest allies in Washington are plotting to spend over $13 million" to defeat Josh Mandel.
Selective use of data overlooks poll's bad news
Sherrod Brown’s approval rating "has plummeted to 38 percent among Ohio voters" in a poll by a Democratic pollster.
Bearing false witness
Says Josh Mandel’s campaign is under FBI investigation
AIG negotiated the bonuses before Congress acted
Sherrod Brown "gave huge bonuses to executives."
Doesn't set the budget, but did reduce internal spending
Says he "cut the budget."
Preserved the high rating he inherited
Says he "earned the highest possible credit ratings as state treasurer."
Accuracy ailing in this health care claim
Says Sen. Sherrod Brown "cast the deciding vote on the government takeover of health care."
Nay to bank bailouts, but on auto bailouts, ???
Says Josh Mandel opposed federal loans to the auto industry.
Sen. Sherrod Brown’s vote helped pass "Barack Obama’s job-killing health care law, which slapped small businesses throughout Ohio with a $500 billion tax increase."
Strung-together claim unravels quickly under scrutiny
Sherrod Brown opposed blocking a new EPA emissions rule, "despite acknowledging that the EPA's cap-and-trade regulations are ‘burdensome’ and could harm economic growth in Ohio."
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