Statements from the Wisconsin: 2012 US Senate -- Wisconsin's race
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "says he’ll do away with Medicare."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin "proposed a $3.9 trillion tax increase -- a tax increase so extreme" that "even Nancy Pelosi voted against it."
"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."
On support for U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare reform plan
On a single-payer healthcare system
Says she voted against the Medicare Part D prescription drug program "because it was unfunded."
Says Democrats first proposed prohibiting the government from negotiating prices for prescription drugs in Medicare Part D and he "had nothing to do with" that provision in the law.
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson ran Medicare "into the ground" and "nine years closer to bankruptcy."
Says when he was governor, "most of the Democrats" voted for his billion-dollar property-tax cuts, but U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin "voted against it."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson "personally made over $3 million" from a federal contract granted to his healthcare company, but left 9/11 first responders "without the care they were promised."
Says "Tammy Baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson supports a plan for "privatizing Social Security."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin supports a "tax increase that President Obama says" would cost middle-class families $3,000 per year.
Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."
Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors."
Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.
Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson favors raising taxes on small businesses.
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tammy Baldwin supported a federal budget "that spent trillions -- not billions, trillions -- more money than the Obama budget."
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