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."
Herring voted against changing sentencing procedures
"Mark Herring voted to allow sex offenders, including rapists, to serve shorter sentences."
The growth in health care costs "has been reined in through the Affordable Care Act."
Cuccinelli backs abortion to save a mother's life
"Cuccinelli wants to make all abortion illegal, even in cases of rape and incest, even to protect a woman’s health."
His claim is a dud
Says Ken Cuccinelli supported a law that could allow people to carry missile launchers into airports.
Because Cuccinelli asked
A judge took the Star Scientific tax case away from Ken Cuccinelli
"In his book, (Ken) Cuccinelli questions whether Medicare and Social Security should exist."
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