A lie about lies
Says Mark Warner told PolitiFact National's "Lie of the Year" in 2013.
Some quibble, we don't
The U.S. Constitution is "the oldest written constitution still in use today" among nations.
Not every election, but close
"Over 40 of our 100 (House of) Delegates seats go uncontested every year, and over 40 percent of our state senate seats go uncontested every year."
Some rules were stricter; some more lenient
Virginia Democrats recently enforced voter ID rules that were "considerably more stringent than those contained in the state law they denounce."
Medicare spending will go up
Obamacare "cuts seniors’ Medicare."
There's nine; can you name them?
Pinnacle Overlook in Southwest Virginia is "closer to eight other state capitals than to Richmond."
"The United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid time off to care for a new child."
Insists on royalties for states
On offshore drilling for energy
A misplaced comparison
Del. Ben Chafin "took money away" from Southwest Virginia schools while voting to build a "politician's palace."
Recent surveys agree
Uncompensated care has "gone down by 30 percent just in the first few months" of Medicaid expansion in the states that adopted it.
Proof falls short
Ed Gillespie "supports a personhood amendment."
"This administration is slashing the Navy to pay for more Obamacare."
Governing magazine has "estimated that in the states that don’t expand Medicaid, a minimum, they said of 40 percent of rural hospitals will close in those states..."
Wants strong border, more visas
On immigration reform
Wrong and retracted
Obamacare "already has caused millions of hardworking Virginians to lose their health insurance."
Try less than 10 percent
Says 70 percent of Virginia’s Medicaid cost is for seniors in nursing homes.
The poverty rate, however, has decreased
"There are more than 46 million Americans living in poverty today -- the largest number in 54 years."
They usually agree, but not always
Says Mark Warner has supported Harry Reid "down the line."
Reversed 1996 position
On a balanced budget amendment.
Cause and effect not definite
After Massachusetts passed a mandatory health insurance law "their mortality rate went down...it saved lives."
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