Assumes all those not factored in still would want jobs
Says unemployment would be at 10 percent if people who have quit looking for work were included in federal labor force calculations.
Average cost to keep dropping with each car sold
"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."
Decline in dependence due to several factors
"For the first time in 13 years, our dependence on foreign oil is below 50 percent."
Quake link to Kasich more than shaky
"We never had an earthquake in Youngstown until John Kasich was elected Governor,"
Data issues hinder this claim
"More than a quarter of mortgage borrowers are underwater, and 11 percent of all homes are vacant."
Precisely what he said if you ignore some of his words
Barack Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray "is precisely what then-Sen. Obama claimed would be ‘the wrong thing to do.’"
He took a step out of bounds
E. Gordon Gee
"We are the poster child for compliance, and whenever we discover possible infractions we resolve and report it to the NCAA no matter how minor the violations."
Rating in place long before Mandel took office
The STAR Ohio fund "just received the highest possible credit rating one of these funds can receive."
Widely circulated, but flawed figure
"For each $1 billion in infrastructure investment, 42,000 jobs are created."
Statistic true, to a point, but ownership isn't so clear
"During Sherrod Brown’s past decade as a D.C. politician, more than one out of every four jobs that has left America, left from Ohio. ... Sherrod Brown will own these horrendous Ohio job numbers next year."
Slip of the tongue doesn't destroy underlying point
"We buy 35 percent of all Chinese exports."
Government doesn't pay all the benefit costs now, either
Alliance for America's Future
"We just can’t afford to pay 100 percent of government employee benefits."
Stats are right, but EU growth was up months before
"In the month of July alone, EU exports to South Korea increased by over 36 percent. A lot of that is our market share. Those are our farmers and our service providers who are suffering."
Who knew one senator could shoulder so much blame?
National Republican Senatorial Committee
Sherrod Brown "has stood side by side" with President Barack Obama, presiding "over the most rapid increase in the debt over the last 2.5 years" and hurtling toward " the worst jobs record in the modern era."
"We rank below Ethiopia, I'm told, in terms of our exports per capita, well below any of the other developed countries we trade with, and well below China and (South) Korea."
Interviews back his claim on one point
"Josh Mandel used to be pro-choice, now he’s anti-choice. He used to be sympathetic towards gay and lesbians and now he’s [not]."
A lot depends on the details
Says that voter identification laws "keep poor people from voting, minorities from voting, the elderly from voting, students from voting."
Horizontal process is relatively new and few in numbers
"Fracturing or horizontally fracturing the shale to open up larger pockets of natural gas ... has been used for over 60 years and, as of 2009, over 80,000 wells have been fracked in Ohio."
There's lots of liberalism to spread around
"Sherrod Brown was just voted two years in a row the most liberal senator in the United States of America" and is more liberal than Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Seven were deemed effective, verdict out on the other 11
"Only seven of 18 federal food assistance programs have been associated with positive health and nutrition outcomes, while the remaining 11 have not been effective."
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