Statements about Jobs

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."

"Nonpartisan government analysts say Obamacare will cost our economy up to 2.5 million jobs."

"Americans work way more than an average of industrialized countries around the world."

"If you have a union job, you're making on average $950 a week. If you have a non-union job, you're making $750 a week."

Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."

Women "make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns."

"Last month, more Americans stopped looking for a job than found one."

During the past four years, "average wages have barely budged."

"Our economy still has three people looking for every job (opening)."

Says "new mandates are already reducing full-time employment."

"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work."

"As a result of Obamacare, we are becoming something of a part-time employment country."

Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "

"The president’s own advisers have said there’s a war on coal."

"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."

According to the most recent jobs report, "we've got more Americans leaving the workforce than we have finding jobs."

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