All statements involving Mitt Romney

"We’re now spending 42 percent of our economy on government."

Romney "would turn Medicare into a voucher program."

"On Medicare for current retirees, he's cutting $716 billion from the program."

Chinese tire imports threatened 1,000 American jobs, so President Obama "stood up to China and protected American workers. Mitt Romney attacked Obama's decision."

Says Mitt Romney’s investments created zero jobs.

College tuition "costs have risen by 25 percent under the Democrats."

Says Romney tax plan "could take away middle-class deductions for child care, mortgages and college tuition."

Says President Barack Obama is responsible for pending defense cuts.

Says Barack Obama's comments indicate he "believes in redistribution" of wealth.

"Redistribution" has "never been a characteristic of America."

"Even today part of Romney’s fortune is invested in China."

 "Seven times Obama could have stopped China's cheating. Seven times, he refused."

"Under Obama, families have lost over $4,000 a year in income."

Says Romney and Ryan "both backed proposals that would outlaw abortions even in cases of rape or incest."

The "48, 49 percent" that supports President Barack Obama are "people who pay no income tax."

"Forty-seven percent of Americans pay no income tax."

"Fifty percent of kids coming out of school can't get a job."

Says President Obama promised "he'd keep unemployment below 8 percent" if the stimulus passed.

Says when Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation

Says he "will protect your guaranteed benefits" in Medicare while "Mitt Romney would take away Medicare as guaranteed benefits."

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