Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Bob McDonnell Bob McDonnell stated on January 8, 2014 in a speech.: "We expanded charter" schools. Bob McDonnell stated on December 6, 2012 in a news conference.: "The average kid comes out of Virginia colleges with about $25,000-plus in debt." Bob McDonnell stated on April 11, 2012 in a TV interview.: Says a bill requiring ultrasounds before abortions "was supported by Republicans and Democrats." Bob McDonnell stated on February 24, 2012 in a debate.: "Seven out of the 10 states with the lowest unemployment rates (have) Republican governors … That approach that Republicans are using is working." Bob McDonnell stated on February 20, 2011 in comments to the Richmond Times-Dispatch: In the past decade, K-12 funding has grown six times faster than the rate of enrollment. Bob McDonnell stated on January 12, 2011 in a speech.: Virginia ranked 35th in job creation in 2009 under Gov. Tim Kaine, and moved up to third for 2010, while McDonnell has been in office. Bob McDonnell stated on January 27, 2010 in the Republican response to the State of the Union: "The amount of debt is on pace to double in five years and triple in 10. The federal debt is now over $100,000 per household."