Claim leaves misleading impression
Says he will pursue change in federal law to protect employees from "extortion from a union" because "the Supreme Court has ruled that federal prohibitions outlawing extortion usually do not apply to unions."
More accurate numbers paint a different picture
Says under his leadership "Wisconsin median household income" is up 2.7%, while it is down 1.3% nationally under President Obama.
Evidence of ultrasound effect is limited
If women seeking an abortion see their ultrasound, "the odds are pretty high they're going to keep the baby."
Obama called climate change a serious threat, but didn't say No. 1
Says Barack Obama told the U.S. Coast Guard Academy "that the number one threat to the military and the world today is global warming."
No evidence the law improved rank
Thanks to the Act 10 collective bargaining law that took effect four years ago, ACT scores in Wisconsin "are now second-best in the country for states where more than half the kids take the exam."
Costs sizeable, but only $16 million
Says the recall elections that aimed to remove him and other Republican officials from office "cost tens of millions of dollars to run."
Less than Walker claims -- and less than increases before Obama took office
Under Barack Obama, "the average cost of family health care premiums has increased by $4,154."
"Saved" is misleading
"The difference over the (previous) four years between where things were headed and where we brought them to over the last four years is a total of $816 in saved property tax money."
Claim is too sweeping
In "the past four or five" presidential elections, "people who poll high at the beginning are not the people who end up being the nominees."
Except when it does
The projected $1.8 billion state budget shortfall for 2015-’17 "actually comes from an assumption based on zero growth. That just doesn’t happen."
Economy may be improving, but there's no ranking
"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
The number is correct, but what about that Great Recession thing?
Says potential Democratic opponent Mary Burke "implemented the policies of Jim Doyle. Those are the policies that, in his last term, saw the state lose more than 133,000 jobs."
Most of the decline on predecessor’s watch
Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."
Made some news out West
Says he first unveiled his new legislative agenda in Wisconsin, not in California as critics complain
"Overwhelming Democrat and Republican votes" in 2011 for legislation in two special sessions on jobs demonstrated the bipartisan nature of the Wisconsin Legislature.
Numbers aren't fake, but they're also far from firm
Since Scott Walker took office as governor in January 2011, there has been an increase of 33,200 jobs in Wisconsin.
Barrett’s position not as clear as described
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
Few cars on this train
The Wisconsin law repealed by Republicans, which allowed discriminated workers to sue in state court, "was kind of a gravy train" for lawyers.
Didn't ask, did tell
"I asked the unions to pay into their own health care insurance ... and they said I was being unreasonable. I requested that they contribute toward their own pensions ... and they screamed it was unfair."
Some accelerated a bit, but all were in the works and some are sticking to regular meeting schedule
"We've seen local union after local union rush to their school boards, their city councils, their technical school boards and rush through contracts in the past two weeks that had no contributions to the pension and no contribution to health care."
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