Report's findings prompt rating upgrade
Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."
A good dose of hyperbole
Says Obama "exempted Congress and their staff from the full effect of the (health care) law."
Claim is missing some key qualifiers
"Ohioans can expect to pay up to 41 percent more for their insurance premiums when Obamacare takes effect next year."
‘Digital diplomacy’ comes with a price
Says the State Department spent $630,000 to get 2 million Facebook "Likes."
He was put on hold
"I was filibustered."
Experts say it depends on the circumstances
Says proposed anti-abortion legislation "would force women facing the most personal of health decisions to endure a transvaginal ultrasound."
Opinions, they are a-changin’
Most Americans want "traditional marriage," as defined by the Defense of Marriage Act.
Mandate opposite of what Maddow claims
Says Ohio budget item later signed into law by Gov. John Kasich requires women seeking an abortion to undergo a "mandatory vaginal probe."
Most, but not all
"Every major religion is opposed to same-sex marriage."
It’s a lot, but he overstated it
"About 95 percent of (Ohio’s) electricity comes from burning coal."
He's not all wet
Says Delaware County has more waterfront property than any other county in the state of Ohio
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."
Outdated thinking on linking the two
Says abortion increases the risk of breast cancer.
A SNAP judgment that's spot on
"Some of these members of the House of Representatives get hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies" but want to cut food stamps.
Don't get reeled in by this one
A hidden provision in Obamacare taxes sporting goods as medical devices.
This claim on solid ground
"47 - New provisions ObamaCare charges the IRS with implementing, according to the Government Accountability Office."
Yes, but many more will be covered
"If Obamacare is fully implemented, 30 million people will still be without health insurance."
Comp claim falls down on the job
Says Gov. John Kasich implied that a portion of workers’ compensation rebates to employers "should be directed back to him in the form of campaign cash."
Buckeye State played a huge role
"During the Civil War, more than 300,000 Ohioans served in the Union Army -- more per capita than any other state."
Public, private and parochial kids all included
Cuyahoga County "passed a program to guarantee a college savings account for every single child who enters kindergarten in this county -- the first county in the United States to do so."
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