If you look at it in a certain way
"One-hundred times as many people worked their way from poverty into the American middle class" during his presidency compared to Ronald Reagan's presidency.
Many of these "businesses" will never have employees
"25,000 businesses have been created since (Scott) Walker took office."
Evidence of action is lacking
Attorney general candidate Brad Schimel "is in cahoots with Wisconsin Right to Life to make abortion a crime in Wisconsin."
Trend accelerated after 2009
The gender gap in his support is "not unique to me" and "there’s not a huge gap from where Republicans have been in presidential, gubernatorial and US Senate elections" in recent years.
One law repealed, but main protection still in place
Wisconsin Republicans "repealed a statewide fair pay law" that made "sure women are treated fairly on the job."
Close to that
"The nation as a whole has created jobs at a rate that is two times the rate that we have created jobs here in Wisconsin under Gov. Walker."
A look at statistics shows it was far from a lock
Says his promise of 250,000 new private sector jobs was a "big goal."
No position does not equal opposition
"Scott Walker opposed a plan to help Wisconsin students refinance their student loans."
The numbers add up -- for now
Figures for September 2014’s job growth in Wisconsin mark the "largest private-sector job creation we've had in the month of September in more than a decade"
More to it than that
Says Scott Walker "gave $6 million in tax breaks to a corporation and told them that they can keep that money even if they lay off half their workforce."
She wasn't Chancellor Burke
"My opponent supported policies that increased tuition by 18 percent."
No specific mandate, but some would be affected based on way the law is constructed
Says Scott Walker is "forcing some women to undergo a transvaginal probe to get an abortion."
Correct figure from unrepresentative survey
"95 percent of job creators say Wisconsin is headed in the right direction."
Creative compression leaves false impression
Six convictions are connected to an allegation by prosecutors "that Gov. Scott Walker is at the center of a criminal scheme."
Except when it does
The projected $1.8 billion state budget shortfall for 2015-’17 "actually comes from an assumption based on zero growth. That just doesn’t happen."
Budget cuts only one factor, but ranking is correct
Says Scott Walker cut funding to local governments in Wisconsin, contributing to the "second-largest increase in violent crime" in the Midwest.
As of now, a "structural deficit" is projected
"The next state budget will begin with a surplus of over half a billion dollars -- $535 million to be exact."
Most of the drop came under Jim Doyle
Under Scott Walker’s policies, "the typical Wisconsin family has actually seen their real income drop by nearly $3,000 in the last four years."
Yes, though not all in Wisconsin
"More than 70,000" job openings are listed on a state jobs website.
No hiring boom yet
"Under the administration of Gov. Scott Walker, northern Wisconsin’s mining economy is moving forward and more people are getting good, high-paying jobs."
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