All statements involving Mark Warner
Says 70,000 children "have lost their Head Start slots" because of the sequester.
The U.S. would gain revenue by cutting personal income tax rates in half and ending tax breaks.
"If you look at our tax mix, the share of corporate revenues as a percentage of our overall revenue mix has declined by about half over the last 30 years."
"Right now we are spending at an all-time high, close to 25 percent of our GDP [is] being spent on the federal government. But our revenues are at an almost all-time low of about 15 percent [of GDP]."
"There used to be 16 workers for every one person on Social Security. ... Now it’s three."
The U.S. loses more on tax breaks than it collects in personal income taxes.
The national debt grew an estimated $15 billion last weekend.
$65 billion "would be added to the deficit if we keep the cuts for people on the highest incomes."
The U.S. energy policy is to "borrow money from China to buy oil from countries that don't like us."
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