A bill's not a law, simple as that
"I sponsored the new Buy American law"
He voted six times, all right
Sen. Jeff Merkley "voted six times for more debt."
There was a Will, but not this way
Oregon’s "three largest employers, and 13 of the top 25, are health care providers."
Just a few words make a world of difference
Oregon "is the most trade-dependent state in the nation"
A lot of numbers here, but this one is false
New Approach Oregon
In Oregon, 12,808 people were arrested for marijuana-related crimes in 2012.
The bill failed, but so does the claim
The 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act "would have cost the average American family $1,000 a year while making no significant impact to fix our infrastructure and roads."
'Vocal support' doesn't equate to cosponsorship
"I co-sponsored the Rebuild America Jobs Act" for transportation and infrastructure.
The numbers don't tell the story
"The government -- not the armed forces -- is stockpiling hundreds of millions of rounds of ammunition for domestic use."
A shot nowhere near the bullseye
The U.N. Arms Treaty "infringes upon our right to keep and bear arms."
Casting about when it comes to claims on the ACA
"Jeff Merkley was the deciding vote on Obamacare, which in Oregon has been an unmitigated disaster."
The numbers are off the mark
"Economic inequality in Multnomah County has a face -- and a name. It has 90,000 faces and names -- the number of county residents who are still unemployed, or underemployed, in the wake of the 2008 Wall Street crash."
One missing word can mean a lot
"Did you know that in 2013 over 50 percent of all babies born in Oregon were Hispanic?"
A claim that fires blanks
Oregon Citizens Lobby
Kip Kinkel and Clackamas Town Center shootings "both where citizen with gun stopped the crime"
A claim that falls a little flat
"We have the lowest beer tax in the nation."
Employing a flawed jobs analysis
"And we’ve constantly been the lowest unemployed county in the state."
An unfortunate roll of the dice
"We don’t show people playing these games. We don’t show them winning playing the video lottery games."
What a difference two words make
"Oregon leads the nation in number of jobs per capita in manufacturing."
Might feel that way, but no.
Says in the last five years "Senate Republicans have placed a filibuster on every piece of legislation and every nominee."
Earmarked for inaccuracy
There were "$2 billion in earmarks in fiscal year 2012."
No place like home business
"West Linn has one of the highest per capita rates of home-based businesses in the United States."
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