Statements from the Wisconsin: 2010 U.S. Senate's race

Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, was elected in a "very low turnout" race.  

"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."

Says Russ Feingold voted to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants

"There are 100 members of the U.S. Senate. Fifty-seven of them, including Russ Feingold, are lawyers. There are zero manufacturers and one accountant."

Says Ron Johnson "likes to say there are too many lawyers in the Senate – 57. He’d be the 70th millionaire." 

Says Russ Feingold supported a stimulus plan that allowed a company to create 3,000 jobs in China.

"According to independent analysis, unfair trade deals have resulted in the loss of over 64,000 jobs in Wisconsin ... But Ron Johnson favors those deals."

Says "Russ Feingold cut Medicare by $523 billion."

"A majority of Wisconsinites opposed the government takeover of health care. But Russ Feingold voted for it anyway."

Says the Feingold garage ad "is a fake: He’s not standing in front of his house."

Washington politicians "run Social Security like a Ponzi scheme."

"I've been outspent by my opponents every time I've run for U.S. Senate."

Says Ron Johnson’s company got government loans and a grant to help expand his business

Russ Feingold "has not worked anywhere outside of politics."

Ron Johnson is "willing to hand over the Great Lakes to the oil companies."

"Both the state and federal governments make more per gallon in gas taxes than the oil companies make themselves for doing all the work."

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