Hurt took $2,000 from mining officials but was cleared to vote on bill
Robert Hurt supported a bill that helped the uranium industry after taking contributions from the industry and because his father had a stake in it.
Deregulation was not a factor in raising rates
"Senator Robert Hurt voted for a bill that’s raised your electric rates seven times."
Perriello votes with Democrats, but not necessarily Pelosi
"Congressman Perriello voted in lock step with Nancy Pelosi 90 percent of the time."
Connecting the dots, Perriello seems right
"Mr. Hurt would re-open that darn (Medicare) doughnut hole."
Hurt signed Taxpayer Protection Pledge, not a promise to close loopholes
Says Robert Hurt "supports the tax loopholes that send American jobs overseas."
No connection between manufacturing tax credit in stimulus, Chinese jobs
Says Tom Perriello voted "to give tax breaks to foreign companies creating jobs in China."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20036 • 202-463-0571
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise