Statements about Elections
State Rep. Elena Parent "supported Governor Nathan Deal’s plan to slash the HOPE scholarship."
"When Deborah took office, the (Sellwood Bridge) project had languished for years, with only $11 million in funds. With her leadership the remaining funding was secured that got the project moving forward."
Says the Club for Growth tries to defeat Republicans, and that its president called Nancy Pelosi "the person I respect the most in Washington."
Says gubernatorial candidate Clay Pell "hasn't spent a dime on advertising."
"Over 20 percent of the electorate is Hispanic" in Florida.
Says Charlie Crist's campaign bashed Sen. Bill Nelson's "big-government solutions."
The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."
"The big Wall Street banks, the big corporations" give "many times more" political donations to Democrats than Republicans.
A North Carolina study proves that "probably over a million people voted twice in (the 2012) election."
Before "our last three presidents, you have to go back to the 1800s, early 1800s to find three presidents in a row being consecutively re-elected."
"Less than 1 percent of 1 percent of the American population has given an amount over $200" to a federal political campaign.
Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."
"Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red states."
Health insurance and medical costs "are going down because of Obamacare."
Russian annexation of Crimea "removes a million residents of the Ukraine that have provided the margin of victory for (Viktor) Yanukovych, the pro-Moscow prime minister in his last election."
Says 50 percent of millennials don’t associate with "any political party."
"The majority support (raising) the minimum wage."
"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."
Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."
On repealing the 17th Amendment
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