Statements about Corrections and Updates
Says Kelly Ayotte voted to "fix background checks."
"Every Florida teacher gets a pay raise."
The Manchin-Toomey amendment "would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members" to get government approval.
A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."
Says U.S. greenhouse gas "emissions are at 20-year lows."
While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says Massachusetts has three state-mandated student tests and Finland just one.
"A few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia."
Says Connie Mack voted to redefine "rape" as "forcible rape."
"George Bush never suggested that we eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood."
"Regulations have quadrupled. The rate of regulations quadrupled under this president."
Says President Obama waited two weeks to call the attack in Libya "terror."
Says Barack Obama has added $16 trillion to the national debt.
Says President Barack Obama is responsible for pending defense cuts.
Says Romney and Ryan "both backed proposals that would outlaw abortions even in cases of rape or incest."
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