Statements about Florida
"Obama did not open new lands to offshore drilling – all of these areas were already open for drilling once Congress and President Bush lifted the moratorium in 2008. Instead, President Obama yesterday announced what areas he would CLOSE to offshore drilling."
"Florida Statutes require (Attorney General Bill) McCollum to consult with members of Florida's Congressional delegation" before filing a lawsuit against the health care reform law.
Cover Florida "is available to any Floridian, offering basic coverage for about $150 a month, instead of the typical $600 a month."
"Fifty-seven" of Rubio's 100 ideas "ultimately became law."
"Florida still averages more students in its classrooms than any other state in the Southeast."
"I have had the challenge during this administration to suspend no less than 37 public officials in about 36 months."
"Close to half of the folks in this country illegally entered legally (but) overstayed (their ) visas."
"No Democratic campaign for (Fla.) governor has ever had these kinds of resources this early on in an election cycle."
"A number of the national publications have put this race in a tossup race between Democrats and Republicans. They don't know who's going to win this race."
"Why is January 8th an important date in American history? This day in 1835 is the only day in our history when we have not been in debt."
"President Obama has broken his pledge to the American people to be transparent throughout (health care reform negotiations)."
"In Florida, Sen. Bill Nelson ... got a $25 billion to $30 billion carve-out for Medicare Advantage patients in their state."
Charlie Crist broke the quarter "record for fundraising in a U.S. Senate race in Florida."
When Charlie Crist was elected governor, Florida ranked 31st in K-12 education. "Last year ... we went from 31st to 14. And this year, the top 10 in America."
"I have never voted for a tax increase."
Claims that Obama said, "For those who oppose our policies, you should just shut up and go away."
"I signed the largest single tax cut in the history of Florida, a $25 billion tax cut over five years, directed at property tax cuts."
"Usually it's about $900 a month to get health coverage. (Florida's program has) reduced that, on average, to about $150 a month."
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