He said it, but ...
President Obama campaign surrogate Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley "acknowledged that we are not better off than we were four years ago."
A judgment call
Tennessee's appeals court judges "were selected by a handful of party officials in Nashville" before the system of "merit selection" was put into effect.
Speculation at best
The "Health Care Compact bill would end Medicare's guaranteed benefit for Tennessee's Medicare recipients and shift management of the federal health care plan to the state's TennCare program."
Clear difference with Obama on cops, teachers, firemen
Says Mitt Romney has said "we don't need 'more firemen, more policemen, more teachers.' "
Claims credit for food tax reductions that "previous Democrat regimes refused to make."
Could have killed bill with veto
On allowing Shelby County's schools merger commission to finish work before allowing any new merger legislation.
Ghost voting in Tenn., not D.C.
Says in U.S. Congress, members "don’t even have to be on the floor for debates or votes."
No evidence to support claim
Says abortion doctors are "flying into this state, performing abortions and flying out."
Many more than “a few” years remain in reserves
"Right now we have sufficient reserves to take care of Tennessee's lottery scholarship students for a few years more."
Employment up but can't credit Jobs4TN plan
"In 2011, there were more than 28,000 new Tennessee jobs created and over $4 billion in capital investment. Our Jobs4TN plan is working."
He was against FedEx provision before he was for it
Says that Rick Santorum "voted for the unions over FedEx."
A real howler
Says the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency brought coyotes into the state "to try to keep the deer population down."
The state constitution "clearly says there’s not to be a state income tax in Tennessee."