Double trouble: Low pay and don't get sick
"Three in four low-income workers don’t have any paid sick days available."
Fits the definition
Says out-of-state abortion clinics "have marketed their services to minors" in states with parental consent laws.
Quirky fact lights up the Truth-O-Meter
"It is ironic that (First Energy Corp. is) going to have a name on our (football stadium) where we (Cleveland Public Power) supply the electricity."
Claim in step with Statehouse lore
Abraham Lincoln "visited and some say even danced in (the Ohio Senate) chamber."
More than three decades, despite term limits
William G. Batchelder
"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."
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."
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