A factual factoid
Wisconsin’s 6th congressional "district has more manufacturing jobs than almost any other" in the nation.
At this early stage, yes
"‘Dark money’ spending" in the 2016 election cycle "is 10 times what it was at the same point in the 2012 election cycle," when it topped $308 million.
Several polls on point
"60 percent of all Americans do not want to see Planned Parenthood defunded."
Yes, thanks to many from first term
"By the end of this budget I'm in right now, taxes will have been cut $4.7 billion in my state."
Johnson doesn't dispute statement
Says Ron Johnson "opposes entirely a federal minimum wage," except perhaps for "guest workers."
Yes, though it was tiny at the start
Wisconsin’s "rainy day fund" is "165 times bigger than when we first took office."
He supports no exceptions
Says Scott Walker's views on abortion are more restrictive "than any Republican president in recent times."
Taxpayers have paid well over 50% for most NBA arenas built since 1999
A 50-50 public-private split for paying for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena would "be much better -- in terms of the portion of the public financing -- than most of the other arena projects done around the country."
Dramatic drop in reported crashes
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association
"Accidents are down 50 percent and injury accidents are down 60 percent" in the rebuilt Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee.
No specific coverage for trans-gender people
Wisconsin's non-discrimination law "doesn't protect members of the trans-gender community."
That's what the 2-1 vote was about
Next Generation Climate Action Committee
Wisconsin’s attorney general and state treasurer ordered the daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson not to discuss climate change on state time.
Clearance rack + Kohl's Cash = Campaign speech applause line
Says he "paid one dollar for" a sweater at Kohl’s.
Accurate figure, despite rising minority population
"White people control almost 90 percent of the nation's wealth."
Accurately cites latest poll
Polling shows that nearly 74 percent of National Rifle Association members "support requiring background checks for all gun sales."
By that measure, yes
Six of the nation’s 10 wealthiest counties, "according to median income, are in and around the Washington, D.C. area."
The Republican Party has not won a presidential election without either a Bush or a Nixon on the ticket since 1928.
After some 24 years, this allocation is on a single track
Federal officials declared that grant funds "could be used only for Milwaukee's streetcar project," meaning it "isn’t possible" to redirect the money to "other modes of public transportation or to our public schools."
He saved $118 over last year
"My property taxes went down largely because my technical college portion went down 35.5% because of the money we put in at state."
A sad fact
At the 50 Milwaukee schools serving "at least 80% African-American and at least 80% low income" students, the reading proficiency is 8%.
Right on both counts
Wisconsin is below the national average in wage growth and job growth.
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