All statements involving Bill Nelson
In a budget deal struck in 2011 "a trillion dollars of cuts went into effect immediately, and then a special committee was set up ... to get agreement on another $3 trillion of cuts."
Says Connie Mack "wrote a letter to the Department of Transportation in order to get $29 million in stimulus for his congressional district."
"Bill Nelson actually voted in favor of higher taxes 272 times."
Says Connie Mack was "the only member of the Florida delegation that voted against a bill to help NASA."
Says Connie Mack initially said he would have voted "yes" for the Paul Ryan budget plan, and then, "you said it was stupid and you would vote no. And then your folks corrected you, and you changed your position again, yes."
Says Connie Mack’s Penny Plan would cut "over $200 billion out of Medicare, over $1 trillion out of Social Security. ... $3 trillion out of defense."
Says Connie Mack voted to redefine "rape" as "forcible rape."
"I’ve got a 94 percent" career voting record in Congress while Bill Nelson has "a 92 percent voting record."
Says Connie Mack "is protecting Chevron oil from a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over pollution of rivers and rainforests."
Says Bill Nelson voted "98 percent of the time" with Barack Obama.
Says Connie Mack takes two homestead exemptions, "directly contrary to Florida’s Constitution."
In 2012, Connie Mack missed 178 votes, "one of the worst voting records" in Congress.
"Bill Nelson voted for higher taxes 150 times."
Says Bill Nelson voted to cut $700 billion out of Medicare to pay for Obamacare.
Says Bill Nelson sold agricultural land "for home development, pocketing at least $1.4 million."
Bill Nelson "leased land that he owned for six cows, taking advantage of an agricultural tax loophole to dodge $43,000 in taxes just last year."
Says Bill Nelson "cast the deciding vote for Obamacare cutting Medicare spending by $700 billion and letting an unelected board decide what gets covered here."
Bill Nelson voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor, "who signed a Supreme Court opinion saying Americans do not have an individual right to own firearms."
"Bill Nelson voted for a ban on millions of commonly owned firearms, which included many popular hunting and target rifles."
Says Connie Mack IV co-sponsored a bill to "take a third of the Social Security Trust Fund ... give it in individual accounts to the senior citizens, who then were to invest it in the stock market."
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