Ann is far and away the best choice for Northern Arizona. Her values reflect those who live in her district and she will put the country's interests ahead of her own. I enthusiastically endorse her.
Oct. 22, 2012
FLAGSTAFF -- Today, Jonathan Paton's national GOP backers are launching a vicious new TV assault on Ann Kirkpatrick's character. Character matters, so it's time for a closer look at how Paton has conducted himself on the campaign trail.
Lies #1, 2, 3 and 4: Paton falsifies Kirkpatrick’s voting record
--Cap and Trade. (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
--Bailouts. (WRONG: Kirkpatrick opposed every bailout)
--Cash for Clunkers (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
--Dodd-Frank (WRONG: Kirkpatrick voted against it)
Lie #5: Paton claims Kirkpatrick cut Medicare cut by $716 billion
Lie #6: Paton and Republicans claim the Affordable Care Act kills jobs
--“‘Obamacare’ as job-killer way off base” (Arizona Daily Sun, 9/23/12)
Lie #7: Paton claims Kirkpatrick left a Holbrook “town hall” in 2009
--“It's misleading to portray one-on-one meetings held in the entrance of a Safeway store as a town hall.” (AZ Fact Check, 10/25/10)
Lie #8: Paton pretends Kirkpatrick canceled the first general-election debate
--“Peter Michaels, news director of Arizona Public Media, said no debate was expected.” (Arizona Republic AZDC blog, 9/14/12)
Lie #9: Paton claims he’s “always been consistent” on women's health issues