Latest Fact-checksRichard Burr Deborah Ross stated on October 13, 2016 in a debate: Says Richard Burr "was one of only three senators who voted against a ban on insider trading for members of Congress. And he called that vote brave." Deborah Ross stated on October 13, 2016 in a TV ad: "Richard Burr voted to protect tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas but voted against a tax break to help working people." Deborah Ross stated on October 18, 2016 in a campaign ad: "Sen. (Richard) Burr voted no on the Violence Against Women Act." Deborah Ross stated on August 22, 2016 in a campaign ad: Says in Washington, D.C., Sen. Richard Burr "took millions from special interests, went there and cashed in, voted to cut (his) own taxes and raise taxes on working folks."