Andy Brown's file:

Democrat from Texas

Andy Brown, initially elected chairman of the Travis County Democrats in 2008, was previously executive director of the 21st Century Democrats in Texas.

Recent statements involving Andy Brown

"Travis County now has the highest urban county tax rate in Texas."

Says nobody in higher education believes Gov. Rick Perry’s proposal to "serve up $10,000 college degrees" is possible.

Recent stories featuring Andy Brown

Rick Perry’s count of $10,000 college degrees:

Rick Perry touted 13 Texas institutions offering $10,000 college degrees. We wondered.

Austin's Lee Leffingwell survives debut at PolitiFact:

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell survived his debut on the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week while statements from three legislators, a Democratic activist and a New York Times columnist also rocked the needle.

Read on. It's the debut of the PolitiFact Texas Flashback.

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