All statements involving David Axelrod

"8.5 million Americans have gotten rebate checks because their insurance companies were spending too much money on executive bonuses and administrative costs and not enough on health care."

"The vast majority of people in this country are keeping their (health insurance) plan."

Under Gov. Mitt Romney, Massachusetts ranked "47th in job creation."

"Tonight in Ohio, more people came out to vote for Barack Obama in an unopposed race than voted for (Mitt) Romney and (Rick) Santorum combined."

Says Newt Gingrich is responsible for the gridlocked politics of Washington.

Says Republicans want to cut education by 25 percent.

"The typical white male worker in this country is making in real terms what he was making in 1973" and "the average worker is making what they were making in 1996."

When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts ranked 47th out of 50 states in job creation.  

Independent groups behind ads attacking Democratic candidates are "front groups for foreign-controlled companies."

The GOP's "Pledge to America" includes "a 20 percent cut ... for education. ... Eight million kids would have their college aid slashed under this budget."

Says Texas U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions said the GOP's goal is to "go back to the same exact policies that were in place before this president took office... policies that crashed the economy."

"We had 2 percent of the global market (for advanced batteries) when he (Obama) started. We now have 16 percent, headed to 40 percent by 2015."

Republicans extended unemployment insurance under President Bush "when he asked to extend unemployment insurance."

"Under the ruling of the Supreme Court, any lobbyist could go into any legislator and say, if you don't vote our way on this bill, we're going to run a million-dollar campaign against you in your district."

"We passed without, frankly, the help of the Republican caucus, we passed 25 tax cuts last year, mostly aimed at the middle class and small businesses."

When President Bush took office in 2001, he inherited a $236 billion budget surplus, with a projected 10-year surplus of $5.6 trillion. When he ended his term, he left a $1.3 trillion deficit and a projected 10-year shortfall of $8 trillion.

Obama's plan for health care reform "ends exorbitant out-of-pocket expenses, deductibles or co-pays."

Health care reform will not affect veterans' benefits.

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