Statements we say are False
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."
Says Gov. Scott Walker made "draconian cuts" to public safety budgets that put police officers at "greater risk of harm."
"No one on my staff has ever been charged with a crime."
Because of voter fraud, Republican candidates "need to do a point or two better" to win statewide elections in Wisconsin.
Says Gov. Scott Walker "took away $1.6 billion from schools and handed it off as over $2 billion in tax breaks to the rich."
Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.
"Victory! Republicans by 2 to 1 vote to endorse Mark Neumann on first ballot at GOP convention."
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
The salaries of Wisconsin’s best-educated public school teachers were "slashed" by Gov. Scott Walker through a recent administrative rule change.
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