Statements we say are False
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
"The amount of money that we put into running our own state legislature is nearly as much as we put into the University of Rhode Island."
"If the House of Representatives fails to extend the middle-class tax cuts, 400,000 middle-class Rhode Island families will see their federal income taxes increase."
Public employees receive "something like 25 percent of the paychecks that are issued in Rhode Island."
"The Ryan budget gets rid of Medicare in 10 years and turns it into a voucher program."
"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."
"Congressman Cicilline, when he was the mayor of Providence, espoused a sanctuary city."
"One of the first states in the union to pass a voter ID bill was Rhode Island, 85 percent Democratic legislature."
"The Doherty Campaign, unlike the Cicilline Campaign, is funded mostly by individual donors -- not the big PACs that Cicilline relies on."
David Cicilline is "the 5th most liberal person in the House of Representatives."
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
Says that as Providence’s mayor, David Cicilline said the city had a "world-class … school system. Not only did Providence not have a world-class school system but as measured, was amongst the last school system in the entire country."
"(Brendan) Doherty wants to raise the eligibility age for Social Security benefits for anyone born after 1960, with no regard for the challenges it would cause for people working in physically demanding occupations."
The Congressional Budget Office "has already doubled its estimate for the cost (of Obamacare) so far from roughly $800 billion to $1.7 trillion."
President Obama’s health-care law will "add trillions of dollars in debt."
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
Most tips left at Dunkin’ Donuts don’t go to employees.
"In the state of Rhode Island 25 percent of our current physicians are graduates of for-profit medical schools."
In 2011, Alabama and Massachusetts passed legislation allowing non-citizens who are legal residents to vote in state and local elections.
"If you put the $47 billion in revenue (raised over 10 years by the Buffett rule) into infrastructure you could create 611,000 infrastructure jobs."
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