Except for the funding he included
Says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele "once proposed a plan to end county funding to homeless shelters."
Democrats pushing bills to allow it
"A lot of student loans are already refinanced by the federal government."
Data cited obscures the full picture
Wisconsin "is on pace to double the number of layoffs" this year.
Not according to the numbers
The Milwaukee County bus system has "among the highest fares in the nation."
Admits she misspoke, though Facebook is significant pathway to news
"Most Americans are now getting their news from Facebook."
Claim has multiple problems
Constitutional Rights PAC
Paul Ryan "is one of only six House Republicans who voted for Teddy Kennedy's bill to force Christian employers to hire LGBT employees."
A recycled claim, embellished
Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board "wanted to consider Mickey Mouse and Adolf Hitler as valid signatures on recall petitions."
Repeats an inaccurate claim
Obamacare doesn’t require members of Congress "to abide by the same rules that all of the other Americans do."
Bill never made it to governor's desk
Says Scott Walker rejected legislation to make college loan payments tax deductible and the result was "to raise taxes on students."
More like middle of the pack
Under Scott Walker, "the Wisconsin middle class is shrinking at a faster rate than any other state in the country."
Available evidence shows he left on his own, in good standing
Scott Walker "had a 2.3 GPA when he was asked to leave Marquette University for cheating."
No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin
Says his political opponents "brought 100,000 protesters into our state."
It's a voluntary thing, for those seeking more OT pay
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
Says "Scott Walker’s bad budget includes: No weekend for workers."
Layoff notices not the same as bodies
American Bridge 21st Century
Wisconsin’s economy has "tanked" under Gov. Scott Walker and "so far in 2015 over 6,685 people have been laid off, already more than in all of 2014."
Wisconsin "was literally broke" when Republicans took office in January 2011.
Forecast the Facts
Says Scott Walker runs a state government that bans "employees from talking about climate change."
No loophole for illegal workers to slip through
Protect American Jobs
A measure to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law would "make it easier for state contractors to hire illegal workers for Wisconsin construction jobs" through an "illegal worker loophole in the state budget."
It's often misattributed
Says Thomas Jefferson said "that government is best which governs least."
Except for that speech at the border in 2011
Says that as president, Barack Obama has not gone to the Texas-Mexico border
Not enough criminal justice figures available for 18-24 age group
"There are more young black males involved in the criminal justice system than there are in higher education."
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