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Says Mitch McConnell voted "two times against the Violence Against Women Act."

"The startup rate of Hispanic businesses is three times the national rate."

Top U.S. intelligence officials have told "every member of Congress, including the president, we’re about to be attacked in a serious way because (of) the threat emanating from Syria and Iraq."

"In 1978, a student who worked a minimum-wage summer job could afford to pay a year's full tuition at the 4-year public university of their choice."

"What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."

"The president's come out with rules that say, 'No new coal-fired power plants.' "

"I haven’t really proposed (phasing out aid to Israel) in the past."

"It cost us more to shut the government down than to keep it open."

In the "do-nothing Senate," there are 352 House bills "sitting on Harry Reid’s desk awaiting action," including 55 introduced by Democrats.  

Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst signed a pledge that "protects tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas."

Says U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner "blocked immigration reform" and "voted to deport our DREAMers."

The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."

Says U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst does not support "a national minimum wage." 

"We did not seek an impeachment of President Bush."

"The House of Representatives has never sued a sitting president in all of U.S. history."

"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."

Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, "skipped an important VA reform hearing to attend three fundraisers."

Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed "79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings."

"97 percent of the 100 poorest counties in America are in red states."

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