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"In 1968, a full-time worker earning minimum wage, could actually support a family of three above the poverty line. Today, that same worker would earn less than the poverty line for a family of two."

"There are 4.7 percent of Virginians who are minimum wage earners who are over 25 years of age working full-time and trying to raise a family."

"Eighty-five percent of the states in the United States that had electrocution have now abolished it."

"Obamacare passed by just one vote in the Senate. It wouldn’t have passed without Mark Warner’s vote."

Virginia is "the number one state per capita in screening out people with mental illness from gun purchases."  

"Twenty-four percent of doctors in Virginia currently don’t accept new Medicaid patients because the reimbursement rates are so low."

"In 1960, most black children were raised in two-parent, monogamous families." Today "we have only 20 percent of black children being raised in two-parent, monogamous families..."

"In our community college system (state) cuts have reduced funding per student by $1,908."

Says under his utility rate plan, "An estimated 50 percent of our residential households will see a decrease in their water and wastewater bills."

Paul Ryan’s budget "keeps the Obamacare taxes and spending cuts that paid for Obamacare, but then cuts all of the benefits."

Bill Clinton presided over "the biggest expansion of the American economy since World War II."

"As governor, I cut $5 billion in spending."

George Allen "voted to end Pell Grants for 84,000 students."

Says former Sen. George Allen voted four times to raise his own pay.

Virginia women earn "only 79 cents to each dollar earned by men..."

"According to ATF data, 70 percent of firearms recovered and traced in drug cartel crimes in Mexico originated from the United States."

If Congress froze the current spending level and then cut it by 2 percent annually, "we could balance the budget in five years."

George Allen "voted for 40,000 earmarks."

 "Under President Obama, domestic oil production is at an eight-year high."  

Tim Kaine "reduced higher education funding by 25 percent when he was governor, driving up tuition..."

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