More like $601 million
State Medicaid expansion "will save our treasury $1 billion over the next eight years."
Counting checks before they're signed
The Redskins Training Camp deal "generated $40 million in new private investment in the city."
Don't forget China's government
"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"
"We expanded charter" schools.
UPDATED: Divorce bill would have equally affected dads
Says Ken Cuccinelli tried to make it more difficult for mothers to obtain divorces.
But has backed bills that open legal challenges to the pill
"I’ve never supported legislation that invades people’s choices about contraception."
Omits part of the story
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
"Rep. Frank Wolf voted to allow terror suspects to buy guns."
Contract was never rebid
Says Virginia saved $300 million by rebidding a Metrorail construction project to exclude guaranteed union contracts.
"Only three in 10 young Americans under 30 -- 30 percent under 30 -- have full-time work."
Sure, but Bush's numbers were already microscopic
Federal prosecutions for lying on background checks to buy guns are "down 40 percent" under President Barack Obama.
"A study by the University of Virginia pulls back the curtain on Medicaid’s tragically bad outcomes, including ‘increased risk of adjusted mortality.’"
Not when inflation is considered
The transportation package passed by the General Assembly would impose the "largest tax increase in Virginia’s history."
Omits key information
"The average kid comes out of Virginia colleges with about $25,000-plus in debt."
Kernels of truth
"The Agriculture Department estimates that roughly 42 percent of the corn crop will be used to make ethanol -- more than the amount of corn used to feed livestock and poultry in the United States."
"Tim Kaine doubled down in his support of devastating defense cuts, saying the ‘the deal was the right thing to do.’"
Omits impact of extending Bush tax cuts
"When I left the Senate, we were on a trajectory towards a balanced budget."
All states saw rising unemployment in 2009
"As Virginia lost over 65,000 jobs, (Tim) Kaine put partisan ambitions first" by serving as DNC chairman during the last year of his governorship.
Updated with new ruling to reflect GDP
George Allen and his colleagues in the Senate "turned the biggest surplus in the history of the United States into the biggest deficit in the history of the United States."
Only three of 52 Dems backed bill
Says a bill requiring ultrasounds before abortions "was supported by Republicans and Democrats."
"Seven out of the 10 states with the lowest unemployment rates (have) Republican governors … That approach that Republicans are using is working."
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