Statements about Voting Record
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin "proposed a $3.9 trillion tax increase -- a tax increase so extreme" that "even Nancy Pelosi voted against it."
On a single-payer healthcare system
Says when he was governor, "most of the Democrats" voted for his billion-dollar property-tax cuts, but U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin "voted against it."
Says opponent U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore ‘is Wisconsin’s most absent member of Congress, missing nearly 17 percent of the House votes in the second quarter of 2012.’
"I have voted every year in Wisconsin."
"70 percent of the people who voted" on June 5, 2012, "just didn’t feel comfortable with the recall of the governor," weakening any idea that Wisconsin is "fully behind this Walker agenda."
"Overwhelming Democrat and Republican votes" in 2011 for legislation in two special sessions on jobs demonstrated the bipartisan nature of the Wisconsin Legislature.
Says Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin ranks "as the most liberal member of the House."
Says Wisconsin Senate recall candidate Jessica King "voted to increase her pay with taxpayer dollars by 63 percent."
"I never proposed privatizing the (Milwaukee County) airport."
"A majority of Wisconsinites opposed the government takeover of health care. But Russ Feingold voted for it anyway."
Says Mark Neumann = Nancy Pelosi
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