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."
It grew during the war, but then almost disappeared
"Since the time of the Civil War, we've made a distinction in this country between the availability and the ability to access for people who were in the military, versus the rest of us, to vote."
Stimulus criticism cherry-picks the time frame
Americans For Tax Reform
"Since President Obama took office, over 88,000 Ohio workers have lost their jobs."
Assumes all who aren't looking still would want jobs
"We've got 7.2 percent unemployment (in Ohio), but when you include the folks who have stopped looking for work, it's actually over 10 percent."
Foggy tax plans leave some impacts unclear
Says Mitt Romney’s tax plans would "give an additional $250,000 tax cut to millionaires and billionaires" while raising taxes on the middle class.
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."
Kasich? What about Bob? Kasten, that is
"Paul Ryan got his start in politics, as a young staffer just out of college, working for then-Congressman John Kasich’s Budget Committee."
Implication is that closures might not have occurred otherwise
"Under the Obama administration’s bailout of General Motors, Ohio dealerships were forced to close."
Original tax credit predates him and expansion hasn't kicked in yet
"Mike Dovilla’s big ideas like expanding the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit, which helped bring films like ‘The Avengers’ to Cleveland, have helped make our state No. 1 in the Midwest for job creation."
Sources for most of this money are disclosed
Ohio Republican Party
"Sherrod Brown and his special interest allies in Washington are plotting to spend over $13 million" to defeat Josh Mandel.
Some evidence of cuts, but overall employment is up
Ohio Democratic Party
Cuts in local government and school funding in John Kasich’s budget caused "many communities to seek school levies, local tax increases, layoffs."
Numbers are right, but is it all Obama's fault?
Obama has "racked up more debt than any president in history — over $5 trillion."
Diverted money wasn't going toward student loans
Says the health care reform bill was paid for, in part, by taking money from students and the student loan system.
Average applies to just those with debt, not all students
Says the average Ohio student graduates from a four-year college or university with nearly $27,000 in tuition debt.
Don't count your dollars before they're spent
"Since President Obama took office, our federal spending has increased by nearly 30 percent and our national debt has increased by almost 50 percent."
Number could be off by thousands of students
"99.97 percent of the kids live in poverty that attend Cleveland public schools."
Payroll actually is slightly larger
"The total (state) payroll has gone down. The total amount of the number of workers in the state has gone down. I like the fact that the bulk of that is just by retirements."
Cited aid was just one part of a large spending bill
Says when she "helped get $15 billion more for veterans care, Kucinich voted No."
Two referendums top $1 million, but it's no rule of thumb
"Every time we put a ballot issue on, it costs a million dollars."
Claim ignores steadfast opposition to Iraq, Afghanistan wars
"When Marcy Kaptur brought home $42 million for new manufacturing jobs, Dennis Kucinich voted 'no'."
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