Statements we say are False
George Allen "had 40,000 earmarks" while he was a senator.
Ending federal funding for National Public Radio would jeopardize 9,000 jobs.
"A new ruling by the EPA would force dairy farmers to comply with the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program when dealing with spilt milk -- the same regulations oil and natural gas producers must follow."
A telecom bill could keep the State Corporation Commission from getting rate-of-return information from electric utilities.
Tim Kaine wants to thwart "right-to-work reform measures in Midwest battleground states."
"The Governor did not consult members of his own party before he released his [transportation] plan."
Teachers "are working their third consecutive year -- some longer than that -- without salary increases."
The Democrats' health care reform law is a "government takeover of health care."
Sen. Jim Webb "persists on negating" Sen. Mark Warner’s votes
The debt is "nearly $6 trillion more than when President Obama was sworn into office."
"If all of the [Bush-era] tax cuts expire on schedule, the budget will be close to being balanced in four years."
"Congressman Nye voted against a bill which would have defunded the $5-10 billion" the IRS needed to implement health care legislation.
"Senator Robert Hurt voted for a bill that’s raised your electric rates seven times."
Says Robert Hurt "supports the tax loopholes that send American jobs overseas."
Says Tom Perriello voted "to give tax breaks to foreign companies creating jobs in China."
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