Across-the-board tax cuts mean bigger savings for highest earners
Under Donald Trump's tax plan, "the top 0.1 percent of taxpayers -- people earning multiple millions of dollars a year, on average -- would get more tax relief than the bottom 60 percent of taxpayers combined."
Documented cases of impersonation are few
"More people are struck by lightning than commit in-person voter fraud" by impersonation.
Precedent six times over
"Six justices" on the U.S. Supreme Court have been "confirmed in presidential election years since 1912."
Hornung tells it; letter essentially confirms it
Says President John F. Kennedy released a star Green Bay Packer from military reserve duty so that he could play in the 1961 NFL Championship Game.
Yes, though opted out of Obamacare Medicaid expansion
"Here in Wisconsin, we've put in previous budgets more money into mental health services than any governor has in the last 25 years."
If anything, gap is understated
The U.S. "tax rate on successful small businesses is 44.6 percent," while the business tax rate in Canada is 15 percent.
Few get the subsidies
"Probably less than 4 percent" of Wisconsin residents "are enjoying the subsidies" from Obamacare.
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."
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