"Rosalyn Dance voted against President Obama’s Medicaid expansion."
A misreading claim
"Since President Obama took office in January 2009, the federal government has issued more than 468,500 pages of regulations."
"Did you know under President Obama family health care premiums have increased $4,154 on the average?"
Cites old, incomplete research
Regarding sexual assault against women, "It’s actually safer not to be in college than it is to be in college."
No concrete evidence
Female students at UVA "have a 20 percent chance of being sexually assaulted."
Brat never said this
Dave Brat said "the best way to fix Social Security would be to give seniors back what they paid in and no more."
Medicare spending will go up
Obamacare "cuts seniors’ Medicare."
Warner's ususally been in Keystone's corner
Mark Warner’s "record is one of acting against" the Keystone XL pipeline.
Lots missing from this claim
Eric Cantor "voted to fully fund Obamacare in October."
Democratic Party of Virginia
In 2007, Ed Gillespie "was paid $300,000 to be the frontman for a coalition that made the individual mandate the centerpiece of its health reform plan."
Ignores current estimate showing savings
Campaign for Liberty
"Estimates for adopting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion show it will cost Virginia taxpayers $902 million through 2022."
A tiny fraction of the fraud occurred in Virginia
Thomas Garrett Jr.
"Last year the (Medicaid Fraud Control Unit) in Virginia alone recovered over $200 million!"
Under law, U.S. never pays less than 90 percent
Federal money for Medicaid expansion "is guaranteed for a few years and then goes away."
GOP sizzle fizzles
Republican Party of Virginia
Gov. McAuliffe's budget would "raid school, other $$ 4 Obamacare in VA."
Microscopic cause and effect
If the legislature refuses to expand Medicaid, "27 states are going to get our money – Virginia taxpayer money – into their states to provide health care for their citizens, paid for by us."
Hypothesis, not fact
In Virginia’s Medicaid program, "approximately 30 percent, or $2.7 billion a year, is lost to waste, fraud and inefficiencies."
Report doesn't predict layoffs
"The CBO’s latest report confirms what Republicans have been saying for years now. Under Obamacare, millions of hardworking Americans will lose their jobs."
All things counted, no
Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."
59 others also cast "the tiebreaking vote"
Mark Warner cast "the tiebreaking vote" to pass Obamacare.
Greatly exaggerated claim
Ken Cuccinelli would "take money away from public schools to fund private schools."
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