All Half-True statements involving Tom Barrett

Using a surcharge on the cigarette tax to help pay for a new downtown sports arena "is not feasible under state law."

Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."

40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.  

Figures cited by Gov. Scott Walker "are not commonly used" to measure job creation.

Says Gov. Scott Walker "has caused Wisconsin to lose more jobs than any other state in the country."

When each faced a pension funding crisis, Tom Barrett made tough choices and smart cuts while Scott Walker passed $400 million in pension debt to the next generation.

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