All False statements involving David Dewhurst
At "least a quarter of those apprehended" at the border "have criminal records."
"Soy ... el único official estatal quién es un hombre de negocios."
"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."
Says that under Texas law, it takes six years to close a failing school.
"I've never supported a payroll tax."
"Ballistic tests have confirmed that the death of at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent was caused by" weapons that were part of a federal arms trafficking operation.
Says President Barack Obama’s "own economists say the stimulus cost $278K per job ‘created.’ "
"Phoenix, Arizona, I'm told, is now the No. 2 kidnapping capital in the world, right behind Mexico City."
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