Figure off a smidge, but point carries the day
"Unlike the gridlock in Washington, more than 80 percent of the bills we passed during this General Assembly had bipartisan support."
Claim on the money, starting with No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3
Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area.
The figure for Ohio is actually worse
"Individuals with mental illnesses die an average of 25 years earlier than those without a mental illness."
More than a quarter remain underwater
"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."
Industry has a high yield
Agriculture "is the strongest industry in Ohio."
Emerging drug a growing problem in Ohio
"A man using bath salts reported that raccoons had set fire inside his home and stolen his cell phone."
This claim served with accuracy
Says food stamp growth, while high, lagged the rise in unemployment.
History votes in favor of this claim
"Our race was the closest U.S. Senate race in Ohio in 36 years -- when Howard Metzenbaum defeated Robert Taft in 1976."
Out pacing some larger states
"In the past year alone, Ohio businesses have created more jobs than almost every other state in the country."
We were convinced. Happy Thanksgiving.
Says Fran DeWine’s made-from-scratch dinner rolls are a delicious favorite in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
12 plus six more plus some in other counties
"Mitt Romney received exactly zero votes in at least 12 Cuyahoga County precincts."
Claim spoken with some swagger
Barack Obama is "only the second Democrat in the last 75 years to win Ohio twice with more than 50 percent of the vote."
Some rhetorical flair, but still on point
Budget analysts say the looming tax hikes and spending cuts would "take us into a recession and kill jobs."
Let the 2014 election season begin!
Says a poll shows that "without a name attached, Democrats are just one point behind" Gov. John Kasich.
Claim is good ore, despite campaign lore
"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."
He battled the state in court, but ultimately paid
"Jim Renacci tried to avoid paying taxes on nearly $14 million that he made."
Ultimately paid with late penalties and interest
Sherrod Brown "failed to pay his own taxes three separate times."
'Souls to the Polls' events popular
"In Cuyahoga County ... 56 percent of weekend voters in 2008 were African American while adult African Americans comprise 28 percent of the county population."
Enough cash to make the landscape green
"$16 trillion (the national debt) in $1 bills would cover the entire state of Ohio nearly 1.5 times."
Ohio governor is a believer
Florida Wildlife Federation
Claims Ohio Gov. John Kasich says climate change is a problem.
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