Statements about States

"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."

The Wisconsin unemployment rate was higher than the U.S. rate during only three months when Mary Burke was state commerce secretary.

"The average age of the minimum wage worker is 35 years old."

Barack Obama is the "first president to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect."

"Sen. McConnell says it's not his job to bring jobs to Kentucky."

"28 percent of Kentuckians don’t have any online access."

"The Constitution simply does not authorize the federal government to own any of this land (in the Western states)."

"When you get a commercial pilot’s license, you learn to communicate in English no matter where you are in the world."

"My state of Florida is now the third-largest state. We have surpassed New York in population."

"By a two-to-one margin, Rhode Islanders want to ban assault weapons and we have a very small percentage of gun owners in this state, less than 13 percent."

Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."

"If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to flee the Golden State."

Rhode Island is "almost dead last" among Northeastern states in the length of time first-degree murderers must spend in prison before they’re eligible for parole.

On repealing the 17th Amendment

On repealing the 17th Amendment

Wisconsin is "not a high tax and fee state." When you look at "all the money state and local governments bring in" from residents, "we're more in the middle."

"Eighty-five percent of the states in the United States that had electrocution have now abolished it."

"We’re trailing every other state in the Midwest in terms of job creation since January of 2011."

Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."

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