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Says Rick Perry wrote a newspaper item saying he was "open to amnesty" for illegal immigrants in the United States.
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Governors don't control economies
Says Texas unemployment is dire in various ways such as a doubling in the jobless rate during Rick Perry's governorship. Also, the Texas rate has increased faster than the national rate during Barack Obama's presidency.
Beyond a governor's control
Says more than 1 million Texans are jobless, the state has its highest unemployment rate in more than 20 years and joblessness doubled on Rick Perry’s watch.
There's more variation in the statistics than Romney indicated
"Over the last several years, 40 percent (of) the jobs created in Texas were created for illegal aliens."
Numbers right, though Perry's not entirely to blame
Between 2000 and 2010, the illegal immigrant population of Texas increased by 60 percent, while California and Florida had "no increase."
Data is mixed
When George W. Bush was governor of Texas, "the percentage uninsured went down." Under his successor, Rick Perry, "it's gone up."
Ups and downs not in Perry's control
Says Texas’ unemployment rate has doubled on Rick Perry’s watch.
Only--not counting three others
Says a poll found him the only Republican candidate who could beat Barack Obama in Texas -- and by eight points.
Money isn't really moved here
"Obamacare takes $500 billion out of Medicare and funds Obamacare."
Their shifts were less stark
"I'm prolife. I'm not going to apologize for becoming prolife. Ronald Reagan followed that same course, as did Henry Hyde and George Herbert Walker Bush. And I'm proud to be prolife."
Romney glosses over in-state tuition details
Huckabee supported "a tuition break to the children of illegals that are here illegally when citizens are having to pay a higher rate."
Budget pros aren't so sure
"John McCain is right on that one. The line-item veto is the best tool the president has to rein in excessive spending."
Defense cuts had GOP support, too
President Clinton "reduced the scale of our military dramatically."
Consistent on gay marriage, not on amendment
"I have not changed my position on the (gay) marriage amendment or anything else related to marriage."
Difficult to go it alone on energy
"It doesn't make sense to me to send $1-billion a day out of our
country. We can be energy independent and should be."
A misleading account of NYC policy
"Mayor Giuliani made New York City what's known as a 'sanctuary city,' where illegal aliens were allowed to come. And he instructed the leaders of the city not to enforce the law, not to enforce immigration law."
Define "tax increase."
"The Republican governor who stood up and cut spending instead of raising taxes."
McCain has been pretty consistent on Roe v. Wade
"(McCain) said he was opposed to overturning Roe v. Wade. Now he's for overturning Roe v. Wade."
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