Incumbents safer after lines redrawn
After the 2012 redistricting, Wisconsin has competitive congressional districts.
Umm, that one was from 2006
Scott Walker was elected governor on a promise not to take campaign contributions "from the date of his inauguration until the signing of the state budget," but broke it by taking nearly $5.6 million.
Claim off by one notch
Under Scott Walker, "right now, we’re 46th in the country in terms of new businesses started."
Being a homeowner is key
"Thanks to our reforms, the average family will have an extra $322 to spend."
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."
Incentives in case she cites helped build Wisconsin plant
Says Scott Walker's jobs agency gives financial incentives that lead "Wisconsin companies to look at shipping jobs elsewhere. ... A company got $4.6 million in taxpayer money and actually reduced its jobs by 300 people."
Faster growth in number of business locations
Since I took office, "Wisconsin ranks 11th in the nation in total business establishment growth compared to 47th in the years Mary Burke was Commerce secretary."
For a certain type of income and to a certain level, yes
Says Glenn Grothman pushed through state tax credits that when phased in, "someone that owns a factory that produces millions in income" will pay "less tax than their nephew would if he worked full time at Taco Bell for minimum wage."
No way to know what residents will have to pay
"Over the next two years, this $1.8 billion deficit will cost individual Wisconsinites $300 each, or $1,200 for families of four."
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."
District's lawsuit enabled end run
Says Mary Burke’s Madison school district "will be the only school district left in the state" to "ignore the (Act 10) law" in the 2015-16 school year.
HQs are a long way from hometowns
"Miller Brewing is not a U.S. company any more. Neither is Anheuser-Busch."
Early, yes, but some funding restored
"Scott Walker cut school funding more per student than any governor in America."
It’s half a mountain now
"We cut our deficits by more than half."
Many of these “friends” give to both sides
"Scott Walker gave Wisconsin job creation money to his cronies: corporate friends who contributed to his campaigns" and got $570 million in job-development incentives
Slower to recover from recession than neighbors
"Wisconsin’s dead last in Midwest job growth."
In raw numbers, for last 12 months, yes.
In the latest jobs numbers Wisconsin "ranked third in the Midwest."
It's available to regular folks, too
"Scott Walker has given a $10,000 tax deduction to millionaires who send their kids to exclusive private schools."
Accurately cites official figures, but they are an undercount
In 2012, there were nearly 12.2 million arrests and only 410 "uses of deadly force" by police in the United States.
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