Correct figure from unrepresentative survey
Republican State Leadership Committee
"95 percent of job creators say Wisconsin is headed in the right direction."
Budget cuts only one factor, but ranking is correct
Says Scott Walker cut funding to local governments in Wisconsin, contributing to the "second-largest increase in violent crime" in the Midwest.
The numbers are a jumble
Under Scott Walker's "tax plan, the average Wisconsin taxpayer got just $11 a month. But corporations got $610 million in tax cuts. Millionaires got at least $1,400 per year."
Didn't dominate among Dems
"An overwhelming majority of Republican and Democrat law enforcement leaders have endorsed Brad Schimel."
But also cut taxes across the board
Says Scott Walker cut "taxes for the wealthiest" and raised taxes "on 140,000 Wisconsin families."
Exaggerates her position
Says opponent Mary Burke says she "supports Obamacare unequivocally and wants to expand it."
Surplus for now; deficits looming
"Wisconsin does not have a deficit. Thanks to Republican reforms, the 2014 budget will begin with a $443 million surplus."
Some additional prosecutors and other staff
"I’m running the second-largest county district attorney’s office … at 1985 staffing levels."
Claim is broader than the data
"At some point in their lives, 99% of women use birth control."
Wouldn't have happened without him
"I created the school choice program."
Support, but not the specific plan
A statewide poll showing 76 percent support and other surveys are a "strong indicator" of broad public support in Milwaukee County for a $10.10 minimum wage
It’s more complicated than that
"Part of the increase in the cost (of higher education) has been because state support has dropped. We now spend, under Governor Walker, more on corrections than we do on higher education."
Claim is partly true but overbroad
Under Wisconsin law, "anyone who knows anything about a John Doe" secret criminal investigation "can't talk about it."
The debt picture she paints is a fuzzy one
"This generation, on average, is starting their careers, if they’ve been to a four-year college, with just under $30,000 in debt."
Don't forget about Social Security
"Explosive growth in Medicare" is the reason federal deficit spending is predicted to top $1 trillion again after falling to $600 billion annually.
Decades from now. Maybe
The proposed Gogebic mine in northern Wisconsin "could be extended as long as 21 miles."
He takes too much credit
Under his leadership, more people in Wisconsin "have access to health care."
Job change not the primary reason
40 percent of illegal immigrants "had a visa and then became illegal," mostly because "they changed jobs."
Not snuffed out yet
Using a surcharge on the cigarette tax to help pay for a new downtown sports arena "is not feasible under state law."
On Chicago facts and the connection, a mixed bag
Even though Chicago has "the most stringent gun laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country.
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