All statements involving David Cicilline
Historically, the Social Security tax has been assessed on about 90% of U.S. income. Now it captures 83% because there's been such a growth of income among the highest earners.
"If you are a federally licensed gun dealer and your license is revoked because you've engaged in misconduct ... your entire inventory under prevailing law is deemed your personal collection. You then can sell it free from any background checks."
More than 40 percent of sales nationally are made without background checks.
"The truth is David Cicilline voted for tougher laws against child abusers, domestic abusers and abusers of the elderly."
"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."
"While I was mayor of the city of Providence we had the lowest crime rate in 30 years."
"David Cicilline was the state representative who opposed tough mandatory sentences for those convicted of domestic violence and child abuse."
"Congressman Cicilline, when he was the mayor of Providence, espoused a sanctuary city."
Brendan Doherty wants "to repeal Obamacare, increasing drug prices for seniors."
"The Doherty Campaign, unlike the Cicilline Campaign, is funded mostly by individual donors -- not the big PACs that Cicilline relies on."
"The Providence Economic Development Partnership . . .which you [Cicilline] chaired, loaned $103,000 in taxpayer funds to one of your campaign workers. The worker never paid back the loan."
David Cicilline is "the 5th most liberal person in the House of Representatives."
David Cicilline was "required to provide key information about city finances to an independent outside auditor. The deadlines were clear -- yet [he intentionally] missed them by months" until after the November 2010 election.
"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
Says that as Providence’s mayor, David Cicilline said the city had a "world-class … school system. Not only did Providence not have a world-class school system but as measured, was amongst the last school system in the entire country."
"When President Obama took office, we were losing 700,000 jobs a month. Now we've had job growth, I think, for 24 consecutive months."
"(Brendan) Doherty wants to raise the eligibility age for Social Security benefits for anyone born after 1960, with no regard for the challenges it would cause for people working in physically demanding occupations."
Women "earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same position."
Rep. David Cicilline is responsible for the federal loan guarantee to Solyndra, the failed solar company
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