Doesn't set the budget, but did reduce internal spending
Says he "cut the budget."
Not all elections are equal
Ohio Democratic Party
Rob Portman won the fewest votes of all Ohio U. S. Senate victors since 2000.
Elections boards got slammed with voters in 2008
The last three days of early voting "happen to be the most populated days of voting that we have in early voting."
Preserved the high rating he inherited
Says he "earned the highest possible credit ratings as state treasurer."
Yours for the average price of $1.2 million a share
Says Ohio law gives tax breaks "to rich people who own private jets."
National party backs his claim
Since 2009, the Ohio Republican Party has made more contacts with voters — nearly 6.6 million — than any other GOP state organization in the nation.
Full speculation impact not settled
Says excessive speculation is pushing up oil prices and a recent report estimates it "adds 56 cents to every gallon of gasoline siphoned from the pump."
Wrong number perhaps, but still a good call
"Large phone companies and their trade association have hired 35 registered lobbyists to influence and pass SB 271 (deregulation legislation)."
Number is accurate but not a gusher of clarity
"Last year, we produced 14 percent less oil on public lands than we did the year before."
It's no fish story
Says Lake Erie contains more native fish than all the other Great Lakes combined.
Yes, but retirees and those near retirement would be unaffected
Says Mitt Romney supports a plan "to slowly and gradually raise the retirement age of Social Security."
Rate is high for all young men
"More than one in five of veterans aged 20 to 24 can’t find a job to support their family or to ease the transition to civilian life."
Other nations advancing in studies
"One generation ago we led the world in college graduation. We're 16th today."
Spike in increases hasn't persisted
Says federal spending has increased 21 percent over the past three years.
Biggest states top new jobs list
"We are now eighth in the nation in job creation . . . we are No. 1 in the Midwest."
Big wheels keep the goods flowing
"Eighty percent of all U.S. communities depend solely on trucks to deliver and supply the products sold in stores or ordered online."
Money cannot be used for abortions
Ohio Right to Life
"Ohio’s Planned Parenthood operations received millions of taxpayer dollars via federal grants in 2010 and 2011."
A penny saved is a penny spent
"President Obama's recent plan to cut $100 million of waste within his administration won't actually save money because he's going to spend it elsewhere."
Many ways to slice the corporate tax apple
"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."
Some might be here, but jobless
"One-third of our college grads leave Ohio within three years."
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