Bill White's file:

Democrat from Texas

Bill White is a San Antonio native who was a three-term mayor of Houston from 2004-2009.

Recent statements involving Bill White

Says that under Gov. Rick Perry, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers have had "standing orders" not to inquire into the immigration status of people unless they're under arrest.

"Of those 850,000 (new Texas) jobs, most were public-sector jobs and minimum-wage jobs."

"Rick Perry has become a millionaire on the public payroll."

Says Rick Perry told students he couldn't attend a gubernatorial forum due to scheduling conflicts, then on forum day "tweeted that he'd just been running with his dog."

"Houston suffered $1.7 billion in operating losses under Mayor Bill White."

Recent stories featuring Bill White

Al Sharpton is fired up about Rick Perry:

On MSNBC, Al Sharpton called Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign message "fact-free" and then offered up some Texas stats that we've checked before.

Rick Perry and secession:

Critics often say Texas Gov Rick Perry wanted his state to secede from the union. PolitiFact Texas has explored this--thrice now--and pinned what he really said.

Democrats paint different picture of Perry's state:

After Gov. Rick Perry’s optimistic State of the State address, Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis ripped ruling Republicans while also launching statements that sounded very familiar — as in already fact-checked.

Pro-life, pro-choice, pro-truth:

In American politics, few issues bring blood to a boil as consistently as abortion. Over the past 13 months, we’ve checked numerous related statements including, most recently, Gov. Rick Perry’s Jan. 22 declaration that there have been 50 million U.S. abortions since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.

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