All statements involving Hank Johnson

Says "by reducing chronic health care costs in the State of Georgia, we can reduce the $32.8 billion lost each year due to lack of productivity and economic costs."

Social Security has nothing to do with the federal deficit.

"[W]e see America's prison population exploding, with America having a greater percentage of its people behind bars than any other nation in the world!"

"The United States imprisons more than any nation in the world."

"In the last two years, super PACs raised more than $180 million -- with roughly half of it coming from fewer than 200 super-rich people and roughly 20 percent from corporations."

A socially conservative group sponsored a "prayer vigil" to stop people from buying Girl Scout cookies because it thinks the Girl Scouts are affiliated with Planned Parenthood.

"Unemployment has fallen from 10 percent during the president’s first year in office to 8.5 percent today."

"Since 1970, the Clean Air Act has reduced toxic and health-threatening air pollution by 60 percent while our economy has grown more than 200 percent."

U.S. Reps. Hank Johnson, John Lewis and other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus are "socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress."

Studies have shown that in the absence of federal reproductive health funds, we are going to see the level of abortion in Georgia increase by about 44 percent.

"The economy we preside over today is better than the one we inherited."

Exporters are using a federal loophole to "deceptively sell products made from cat and dog fur" to U.S. consumers.

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