Latest Fact-checks on Jamie Radtke Jamie Radtke stated on March 3, 2013 in a website post.: The transportation package passed by the General Assembly would impose the "largest tax increase in Virginia’s history." Jamie Radtke stated on April 5, 2012 in a statement: If Congress froze the current spending level and then cut it by 2 percent annually, "we could balance the budget in five years." Jamie Radtke stated on March 28, 2012 in a web video: George Allen "voted for 40,000 earmarks." Jamie Radtke stated on May 4, 2011 in a TV interview.: George Allen "had 40,000 earmarks" while he was a senator. Jamie Radtke stated on April 12, 2011 in a blog post.: George Allen voted to add $3 trillion to the federal debt, voted to raise the debt ceiling four times and voted for the No Child Left Behind Act while he was a senator. Jamie Radtke stated on February 9, 2011 in a press release.: "Senator Webb was a reliable vote for President Obama and Senator Harry Reid." Jamie Radtke stated on January 27, 2011 in remarks to the Senate Tea Party caucus meeting.: Federal Reserve policies have led to a 69 percent rise in corn prices, 44 percent rise in wheat prices and 15 percent spike in sugar prices over the last year. Jamie Radtke stated on January 17, 2011 in a news release: George Allen voted for budgets that increased the national debt by $16,400 for every second he served in the U.S. Senate.