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Says that with President Obama's re-election, state and federal income tax rates for some taxpayers will rise "to roughly 65 percent."
"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."
Says Barack Obama "sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build Jeeps in China" at the cost of American jobs.
"By voting to approve [Question 1], we can . . . save 900 jobs" at Twin River.
"In every state, women are paid less than men."
"With the auto rescue," President Barack Obama "saved more than 1 million middle-class jobs all across America," including more than 28,000 in Wisconsin.
"We have more scientists and engineers per square mile than anywhere in the world."
When it comes to jobless workers, "Mitt Romney says he likes to fire people."
Says "Bruce Starr voted to throw 6,000 Oregonians off unemployment."
The state government workforce grew when Tim Kaine was governor.
Says Gov. Scott Walker "raises the pay of inmates, but we don't raise the pay of staff in our correctional institutions."
Unemployment among Oregon high school graduates aged 18 to 20 increased more than 200 percent from 2008 to 2011, while the U.S. average increased only 30 percent.
As Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney used a line-item veto to cut "millions of dollars for firefighting equipment," including firefighters' "coats, pants, helmets and boots."
Women "earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same position."
Says, "Less than half of all states have legal protections on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, despite the fact that LGBT Americans report employment discrimination and unemployment at much higher rates than the U.S. average."
Virginia women earn "only 79 cents to each dollar earned by men..."
Most tips left at Dunkin’ Donuts don’t go to employees.
"In Galveston, Texas, they have allowed people to privatize part of their Social Security. And people are building wealth."
Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.
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