Relying on short-term fixes
"We haven’t passed a budget in more than three years and not a single appropriations bill has been brought to the floor this year."
Health care bill generated more student aid, not less
Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law."
Tariff breaks, not earmarks
Tennessee Democratic Party
Says U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher "breaks earmark pledge."
Don't forget about the first President Bush
"The Republicans have never done anything really to balance the budget."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise