Statements about Corrections and Updates

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."

"The Providence Economic Development Partnership . . .which you [Cicilline] chaired, loaned $103,000 in taxpayer funds to one of your campaign workers. The worker never paid back the loan."

Says his budget plan "would cut our deficits by $4 trillion."

The stimulus program "cut taxes for 95 percent of the American people."

Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan "could raise future retirees’ costs more than $6,000."

Says Mitt Romney said at a January 2012 debate that under Paul Ryan’s tax plan, "I’d have paid no taxes in the last two years."  

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