Statements we say are Half-True

"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."

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.

Says Sherrod Brown voted "for the $1.17 trillion health care law that adds a new tax on Ohio manufacturers."

"Paul Ryan got his start in politics, as a young staffer just out of college, working for then-Congressman John Kasich’s Budget Committee."

"Under the Obama administration’s bailout of General Motors, Ohio dealerships were forced to close."

"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."

"Sherrod Brown and his special interest allies in Washington are plotting to spend over $13 million" to defeat Josh Mandel.

Cuts in local government and school funding in John Kasich’s budget caused "many communities to seek school levies, local tax increases, layoffs."

Obama has "racked up more debt than any president in history — over $5 trillion."

Says the health care reform bill was paid for, in part, by taking money from students and the student loan system.

Says the average Ohio student graduates from a four-year college or university with nearly $27,000 in tuition debt.

"Since President Obama took office, our federal spending has increased by nearly 30 percent and our national debt has increased by almost 50 percent."

"99.97 percent of the kids live in poverty that attend Cleveland public schools."

"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."

Says when she "helped get $15 billion more for veterans care, Kucinich voted No."

"Every time we put a ballot issue on, it costs a million dollars."

"When Marcy Kaptur brought home $42 million for new manufacturing jobs, Dennis Kucinich voted 'no'."

Says unemployment would be at 10 percent if people who have quit looking for work were included in federal labor force calculations.

"Federal, state and local governments have subsidized the production of the Volt to the tune of estimates between $50,000 and $250,000 per vehicle sold."

"For the first time in 13 years, our dependence on foreign oil is below 50 percent."

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