Statements we say are False
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tammy Baldwin supported a federal budget "that spent trillions -- not billions, trillions -- more money than the Obama budget."
Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."
Says 7,000 millionaires "gamed the system to pay no income taxes."
U.S. House opponent Paul Ryan supports "cutting funding for veterans by 24 percent."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "admitted" that Washington, D.C., "changed" him into an insider selling his influence to make millions from powerful special interests.
Says Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy "voted against paying our soldiers" and "against increasing combat pay" while voting "to protect his own pay."
Says President Barack Obama "built this $16 trillion debt."
Says President Barack Obama broke his promise to keep a Wisconsin GM plant from closing.
"Household income in America has gone down for families an average of $4,000 in the last four years" while it " went up $5,000" under Mitt Romney when he was governor of Massachusetts
Says Tommy Thompson favors Obama's health care mandate, was publicly thanked by Obama for health reform support and that Thompson "says we can't repeal 'Obamacare.'"
"I have voted every year in Wisconsin."
Says he never voted for a "tax increase."
A study showed that President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms will "devastate Wisconsin" by pushing people off employer-sponsored insurance, driving up premiums, increasing dependency and making 122,000 people ineligible for Medicaid.
"Obamacare" is the "biggest tax increase in American history."
Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.
If the U.S. didn't borrow $1.2 trillion every year "to fund government operations," that money would be available "for entrepreneurs and business people to put to work creating jobs and building and expanding their businesses."
Voter fraud provided "a portion" of the margin of victory of Democrat John Lehman over Republican Sen. Van Wanggaard in a state Senate recall election.
Since President Barack Obama took office, "you have 1,700 employees just at the Department of Transportation" earning over $170,000.
"The Koch brothers alone gave twice as much money to Scott Walker as the total amount of money raised by Tom Barrett."
Says President Barack Obama wants to raise "the lowest (income) tax rate from 10 to 15 percent."
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