Statements we say are Mostly False
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 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."
"Women who have miscarriages could be investigated by police" under legislation supported by Republican state Senate candidate Rick Gudex.
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson favors raising taxes on small businesses.
"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."
Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."
The price of gasoline was at $1.85 a gallon when President Barack Obama took office and has since nearly doubled because of his policies
Says U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Baldwin voted for a $1 trillion stimulus bill that included a wasteful "$800,000 to replace light bulbs."
"I led the fight to require the Coast Guard to buy their engines from us, not foreign companies."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "raises the pay of inmates, but we don't raise the pay of staff in our correctional institutions."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde has ‘no problem with raising taxes.’
The United States can immediately tap a domestic energy resource of "more than 1.5 trillion barrels of oil, six times more than Saudi Arabia."
President Barack Obama’s health care reform "slashed $500 billion from Medicare."
Toothpaste contains "the poison substance of fluoride."
The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and "it’s the money of the workers’ that funds it."
"Before Act 10, the total cost of public sector employees’ employment was 29 percent higher than that in the private sector. After the act, it’s still 22 percent higher."
"Overwhelming Democrat and Republican votes" in 2011 for legislation in two special sessions on jobs demonstrated the bipartisan nature of the Wisconsin Legislature.
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