He was put on hold
"I was filibustered."
The elusive American dream
"If you are born poor in America, we rank ninth or tenth in our citizens’ ability to climb up through that ladder and get themselves into the middle class."
Yes, but many more will be covered
"If Obamacare is fully implemented, 30 million people will still be without health insurance."
Ohio’s lost more jobs in March than any other state in the nation.
More work, less buying power
"Just about everyone everywhere is spending more hours on the job, less time with their families, bringing home smaller and smaller paychecks, while they're paying more and more at the gas pump and the grocery stores."
Studies differ on size of the gap
"Women in Ohio earn on average 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man."
Research bears it out
Ohio Public Defender's Office
"The sex-offender registry has been around for a long time, and the research that's out there says that it has no positive impact on the public safety."
Tax deadbeats are everywhere, even in presidential administrations
Forty aides who serve President Barack Obama "owe $333,485 in back taxes."
A lot of debt, however you look at it
The national debt is "larger than our entire annual economy."
On or near the mark
"Our debt now is about $140,000 per household."
Budget woes have escalated under Bush and Obama
"Quite frankly, it was during the Bush years of spending, multiplied now by the Obama years that we have this mess."
McNulty didn’t exactly leave on a high note
Ohio Republicans made significant gains during [Chris McNulty’s] time at the ORP, including the extremely successful re-election of President Bush in Ohio."
A service economy
"About two-thirds of all consumption is services. . . It was just the opposite" when the sales tax was enacted in the '30s.
For here, or to go?
Ohio Republican Party
"Kewpie burgers are delicious. An Ohio institution. And they'll cost less thanks to John Kasich's tax cut."
Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."
A projection, not a certainty
Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."
Numbers haven't changed much
Says each year approximately 30,000 people in the United States die as a result of gunfire, and about 80,000 people are wounded.
He's got the bully pulpit
Says Gov. John Kasich can remove the president of the State Board of Education.
Cuts were largest in decades
"States have cumulatively cut over $1.8 billion from their mental health services between 2009 and 2011. This is the largest reduction in state mental health services in half a century."
Experts split on which month marks the start
Says Ohio’s economic recovery "started in February 2010."
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