Statements we say are Mostly True

"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..."

"This bill allows Virginia to join about 23 other states that have an ultrasound procedure" before an abortion.

The cost of a gas tank fill-up has risen $30 since Barack Obama became president.  

Public education has been permanently cut "by $1.6 billion through changes in the Standards of Quality funding formula."

"The U.S. gun homicide rate is 20 times the combined rate of other western nations."

The U.S. economy "is three times as big as China's."

"1.53 million jobs are at risk (from potential defense cuts)."

Takes credit for "substantially reducing the size of the state workforce."

"As a percentage of our gross domestic product, the defense budget remains just 3.6 percent. This figure is low by all historical standards."

 "Our crime rate continues to plummet."

Gov. Bob McDonnell launched a "raid on public education to pay for roads."

"The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world."

Virginia is "headed towards another surplus this year, unlike most states."

"Over the past decade, the big five oil companies --- BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell -- made a total profit of nearly $1 trillion."

A majority of the American people opposed the health care law when it was signed and still oppose it today.  

The House budget plan proposes "the largest discretionary spending cut in history."

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