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October 30, 2009 1:27 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Foxx Cites Fake Quote, Claims Obama Campaigned On Making The Country Worse

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October 07, 2009 12:26 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Foxx: The Government Has No Business Enforcing Morality

During a floor statement on October 7, 2009, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) said individuals, not the government, have an obligation to look after one another.

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September 15, 2009 11:58 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Foxx: Look, A Black Person Disagrees With Obama!

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July 31, 2009 4:51 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Foxx Cosponsoring Health Care Reform Legislation That Will Cost American Families Thousands

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) is cosponsoring H.R. 3218, the "Improving Health Care for All Americans Act."  Unsurprisingly, the legislation seeks to provide a grossly inadequate tax credit for families to purchase health coverage.

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July 28, 2009 2:07 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Rep. Foxx Says Health Care Reform Will Cause Seniors To Be "Put To Death By Their Government"

On July 28, 2009, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) stated on the floor of the House that the Republicans' health care reform legislation, unlike that of the Democrats, would not put seniors "to death."  Besides being a reprehensible accusation, her words are blatantly false.

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July 21, 2009 11:17 am ET filed under Video

Rep. Foxx: "Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Me Twice, Shame On You."

While speaking on the floor of the House, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) said: "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on you."

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July 08, 2009 12:05 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Foxx: Americans "Deserve The Freedom To Choose The Health Care That Is Best For Them" (But Not The Public Option)

Despite what they say, Foxx and other Republicans are more interested in preserving the status quo than allowing people to choose the health care that works for them.

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July 08, 2009 11:22 am ET filed under Fact Check

Frank Luntz Is Getting Foxxy

In a July 8, 2009 statement on the House floor, Rep. Virginia Foxx regurgitated the Frank Luntz-written GOP talking points on health care reform.

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June 03, 2009 1:18 pm ET filed under Video

Video Fact Check: Rep Virginia Foxx - $3,100

Rep. Virginia Foxx spreads false information about the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

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April 29, 2009 2:10 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Foxx Called Matthew Shepard Hate Crime "A Hoax"

On April 29, 2009, in a speech on the House floor, Rep. Virginia Foxx claimed that Matthew Shepard's death was merely the result of a robbery gone bad. While his killers Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson did rob him, they also admitted they knew his sexual orientation and even pretended they were gay to lure him away from the bar he was in at the time. The most striking feature of her comments, however, is that during the course of a normal robbery, the victim is not beaten, tied to a post and left for dead.

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