Gains that came after even bigger losses
"After a decade of decline, this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years."
A key theme of the Democratic convention checks out
Under President Barack Obama’s leadership, "since June 2009, (the auto) industry has added a quarter of a million jobs."
Ryan acknowledged as much in June
Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan attacked the president for "the same amount of Medicare savings that (Ryan) had in his own budget."
For whatever reason, the pattern's correct
"Since 1961 … our private economy has produced 66 million private-sector jobs. So what's the jobs score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42 (million)."
Company joined first lady's Let's Move campaign
At Bain Capital, "we helped start an early childhood learning company called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised."
He said it
In his first TV interview as president, Obama said we "should talk to Iran."
An already rich Romney didn't need it
Mitt Romney "gave away his father's inheritance."
In a speech and an ad
"In 2008, candidate Barack Obama attacked John McCain for proposing cuts to Medicare."
Romney regularly downplays it
"Mitt Romney says class sizes don’t matter."
Both sides trying to reduce future spending
Says Paul Ryan's budget relies on the same $700 billion in savings from Medicare that Mitt Romney and other Republicans have been attacking Democrats about.
Romney says he would get rid of the tax credit
Says Mitt Romney "wants to end tax credits for wind producers."
That's what Romney said
Says Mitt Romney opposes requiring employers to cover contraception and would eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood.
Number of trips: zero
"As president, Barack Obama has never visited Israel."
Waltons are well-off
"Today the Walton family of Walmart own more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of America."
Yes, lots of time on the links
Republican National Committee
Over the last six months, President Barack Obama has golfed 10 times and held 106 fundraisers, but his jobs council has never met.
Caymans investments well-documented
Says Mitt Romney had millions in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
Publicly confirmed by the official who ran Romney's blind trust
Says Mitt Romney "had millions in a Swiss bank account."
Missing from seven disclosure forms
Says Mitt Romney "has a corporation in Bermuda (but) failed to disclose that on seven different financial disclosures."
He said it, in one interview
Obama "said (the individual mandate) wasn't a tax."
No backing off from primary comments
"Gov. Romney was very clear, he would veto the DREAM Act."
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