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.
They enacted it and Dems opposed
Says Republicans supported legislation on early voting and in-person voting in 2005.
Digging deep for the truth
"Ninety percent of the topsoil has inadequate moisture to grow crops."
Injury rates dropping as sales continue to explode
"Fireworks have never been safer, and their use continues to increase each year."
No California dreamin' here
"The region I represent, both currently and in the future, has more automotive plants than the entire state of California."
Clear sailing for this claim
"Water transportation is the most fuel efficient, least polluting, safest, and least expensive means of moving cargo."
Truth-O-Meter rewards this claim for precision
"The Democrat-controlled Senate, it hasn't passed a budget in more than 1,000 days."
No quick fix to balance the books
The Buffett Rule "will bring in less than $5 billion per year. ... Enough to pay one week’s interest on the national debt."
A key industry for the Best Location in the Nation
"Tourism accounts for 439,000 jobs in the state of Ohio, and visitors spend $36 billion annually."
He didn't shortchange the truth
"Our rainy day fund has gone from 89 cents to $240 million."
Both parties and experts agree
An effort to repeal voting-reform legislation would be "the first time in Ohio history where a bill has been passed to stop a referendum."
Federal stats make this claim work
"We were the No. 1 job creator in America in February and we are now the No. 4 job creator in the last year."
Any way you look at it, women fare worse
"The poorest in this country are women."
The numbers back it up
"New business startups are at the lowest levels in 30 years."
A key driver in the economy
Ohio Democratic Party
There are "850,000 Ohio jobs tied to the auto industry."
Buckeye State's performs at less than half the national average
"Ohio is not meeting its obligation to update voter registrations when voters change their address with the BMV."
Those who don't pay are mostly seniors or poor
"The top 1 percent (of income earners) paid 36.7 percent (of the taxes). ... The top 50 percent pay 97.7 percent."
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