All statements involving Tommy Thompson
Federal law adopted "under Tommy Thompson's watch" prohibits the government from negotiating for "better prices" on prescription drugs for senior citizens
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson "wants to give a new $265,000 tax cut to millionaires like himself while raising taxes on the middle class."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin wants a "completely government-controlled" health care system that goes "far beyond 'Obamacare'" and is "a Medicare system for all."
Says Tommy Thompson favors Obama's health care mandate, was publicly thanked by Obama for health reform support and that Thompson "says we can't repeal 'Obamacare.'"
"I have voted every year in Wisconsin."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson is "a big corporate lobbyist" and has been "lobbying during the middle of the campaign."
Says U.S. Senate rival Eric Hovde "refused to pay his property taxes until he was taken to court."
"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."
Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.
By eliminating the public intervenor’s office, "I was the first one to fire Kathleen Falk."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson said he wants to "do away with Medicare."
Federal health care reforms amounted to ‘the government takeover of health care.’
Says "Tommy Thompson's tax plan amounts to an average tax cut of almost $87,000 for the top 1 percent."
Every time the price of gasoline rises 1 cent, "it's a billion dollars out of our economy that goes to Saudi Arabia."
Says when he was governor, Wisconsin cut unemployment to 2.1 percent and the state’s unemployment rate was "the lowest in the country for 40 consecutive months."
Says that as Wisconsin governor he "never raised taxes."
Says that as Wisconsin governor, "we ended welfare."
On using embryonic stem cells for medical research.
"During my tenure as governor, Wisconsin’s overall tax burden went DOWN."
Says Tommy Thompson "pushed such strict laws that abortion providers faced potential life imprisonment and women were forced to cross state lines in order to receive attention for life-threatening issues."
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