Latest False Fact-checks on Josh Mandel Josh Mandel stated on October 31, 2012 in a radio ad: Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan." Josh Mandel stated on October 2, 2012 in a campaign commercial: Sherrod Brown "voted six times to raise his own pay." Josh Mandel stated on May 23, 2012 in a campaign commercial: Says Sen. Sherrod Brown "cast the deciding vote on the government takeover of health care." Josh Mandel stated on September 1, 2011 in a television interview: "The majority last quarter of Sherrod Brown's campaign contributions came from outside of the state of Ohio." Josh Mandel stated on September 30, 2010 in a television campaign ad: "Boyce gave (a lobbyist’s) wife a sensitive job in the treasurer’s office, a job Boyce admitted he only made available at their mosque."