Statements about Jobs

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

The state of New York is the "worst in the nation in economic recovery."

Under Gov. Tom Corbett, "Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation."

The number of jobs created and people lifted out of poverty during Bill Clinton’s presidency was "a hundred times" what it was under President Ronald Reagan.

"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."

"The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave."

"Thom Tillis cut almost $500 million from education."

"Sen. McConnell says it's not his job to bring jobs to Kentucky."

Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."

New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."

"For every one job created under the Obama administration, 75 people went on food stamps."

If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, "you get out of poverty."

"Every single one of the 41 Republican senators who just blocked a raise in the minimum wage will receive a $2,800 cost-of-living adjustment on January 1, 2015."

"On (Tom) Wolf’s watch, taxes were high, killing 100,000 PA jobs."

"The average minimum wage worker is 35 years old."

Says the Koch brothers want to "protect tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas."

"Who will raising the minimum wage actually help? … More than half work full-time. The average worker is 35 years old."

"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."

Says "Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL."

"Fewer black and Latino men participate in the labor force, compared to young white men."

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