Statements we say are Half-True

Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."

"Over $1 trillion" was spent on anti-poverty programs in 2011, enough to "give every single poor American a check for $22,000."

Says state schools superintendent candidate Don Pridemore "voted for the largest cuts to public education in our state history" and for "$2.3 billion in tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy."

Milwaukee County government employees pay "much more" for their health care than City of Milwaukee or State of Wisconsin employees.

Says President Barack Obama "did not come into office with the economy in a free fall."

"Secular Americans are the fastest-growing religious identification demographic in this country."  

Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "says he’ll do away with Medicare."  

"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."  

Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.

Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."

"With the auto rescue," President Barack Obama "saved more than 1 million middle-class jobs all across America," including more than 28,000 in Wisconsin.

Says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support "massive cuts in Social Security for future generations."

In Massachusetts under Mitt Romney, "unemployment went down, household incomes went up," and the state "saw its credit rating upgraded."

Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson "wants to give a new $265,000 tax cut to millionaires like himself while raising taxes on the middle class."

Says "Paul Ryan supports banning all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest."  

Says Paul Ryan "wants to cut Pell Grant scholarships for nearly 10 million students."

Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson is "a big corporate lobbyist" and has been "lobbying during the middle of the campaign."  

President Obama and Nancy Pelosi said "Obamacare" would save money because "they factored in 10 years worth of tax revenue and only six and half years worth of expenses."

As a congressman, Mark Neumann "voted four times to increase our debt."

Says U.S. Senate opponent Eric Hovde "supported billions in stimulus for high-speed rail"  and "billions more to bail out banks."

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