Cratered might be a better way of describing it
Says President Barack Obama "did not come into office with the economy in a free fall."
Secular term goes too far
Freedom From Religion Foundation
"Secular Americans are the fastest-growing religious identification demographic in this country."
Said that, and more
Progressive Change Campaign Committee
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "says he’ll do away with Medicare."
Partly accurate on both counts
"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."
The mud didn't fly until after the primary
Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.
Partly true, with important caveats
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."
Figures were projections; some efforts launched by Bush
"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.
Over decades, formula tweak adds up
Says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support "massive cuts in Social Security for future generations."
A mixed bag on statistical accuracy
In Massachusetts under Mitt Romney, "unemployment went down, household incomes went up," and the state "saw its credit rating upgraded."
Some math checks out, some doesn’t.
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."
Almost all, but Ryan supports one limited exception
Says "Paul Ryan supports banning all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest."
Yes, if using Obama assumptions
Says Paul Ryan "wants to cut Pell Grant scholarships for nearly 10 million students."
Not officially a lobbyist
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson is "a big corporate lobbyist" and has been "lobbying during the middle of the campaign."
Old claim repeated, warts and all
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."
Sure, but same bills sought major deficit reduction
As a congressman, Mark Neumann "voted four times to increase our debt."
Lines taken out of context
Says U.S. Senate opponent Eric Hovde "supported billions in stimulus for high-speed rail" and "billions more to bail out banks."
Opponent’s record is mixed
Kelda Helen Roys
Says she "stood up to" Gov. Scott Walker on tax cuts "for wealthy corporations" while her congressional opponent voted with Walker.
No Donald Trump moment here
By eliminating the public intervenor’s office, "I was the first one to fire Kathleen Falk."
He said that, more or less
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson said he wants to "do away with Medicare."
Arguably true at one time, but no longer
"The median income in America has dropped by 10 percent in the last four years."
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