Statements about Jobs
Since Obamacare became law, "most of our new jobs have been part-time jobs."
"Women still earn about 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for working the same job."
"Only three in 10 young Americans under 30 -- 30 percent under 30 -- have full-time work."
"Over the last 20 years, the world has changed. It used to be that one could make a career out of working for one company. Today, the average worker stays at his or her job for barely four years."
"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.
"Seven out of the 10 states with the lowest unemployment rates (have) Republican governors … That approach that Republicans are using is working."
Says Obama has "doubled the stock market from where we started when he was sworn into office"
President Obama pushed through the stimulus "based on the promise of keeping unemployment under 8 percent."
Maryland is "creating jobs at 2 ½ times the rate that Virginia is."
"Chesterfield has eliminated more positions from its general government operations than the Commonwealth has from the entire state government since (fiscal) 2009."
Small businesses "create 70 percent of the jobs in America."
"1.53 million jobs are at risk (from potential defense cuts)."
The stimulus created "zero jobs."
Says his proposed payroll tax cut "will mean an extra $1,500 in your pocket compared to if we do nothing."
"Bryce Reeves chaired a group bankrolled by a New York billionaire who fired hundreds of Virginia workers and sent their jobs to China."
Takes credit for "substantially reducing the size of the state workforce."
Virginia has made "no progress on jobs" since Bob McDonnell took office.
Ninety percent of the job growth in Virginia has been in the private sector.
"Under Gov. Rick Perry’s leadership [Texas] has created more jobs over the last decade than the rest of the states combined."
"The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world."
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