All statements involving Rick Perry

Under energy efficiency legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, "federal bureaucrats could take over the local building code enforcement in your city if so-called ‘green mandates’ are not complied with quickly enough."

"We cut a record $15 billion from our state budget."

President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid support Rick Perry’s "decision to give in-state tuition to illegal immigrants."

"We spend half a trillion dollars a year in tax preparation."

Says that under his tax plan, "no matter where you are in the stratosphere, you're going to be getting a tax cut."

Says Mitt Romney has flip-flopped on abortion rights.

Says "tanking" Rick Perry’s federal tax plan has "huge tax cuts for rich people and big tax hikes for everyone else."

Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.

Says Rick Perry wrote a newspaper item saying he was "open to amnesty" for illegal immigrants in the United States.

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.

"In Texas, we created over 1 million new jobs while the rest of the nation lost over 2 million."

"Our president has labeled Americans as soft."

"We cut property taxes by one-third in the state of Texas while I’ve been governor."

"Romneycare was model for Obamacare."

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.

Between 2000 and 2010, the illegal immigrant population of Texas increased by 60 percent, while California and Florida had "no increase."

Says Rick Perry increased spending in Texas by more than 50 percent.

"Romneycare has … killed 18,000 Massachusetts jobs."

When George W. Bush was governor of Texas, "the percentage uninsured went down." Under his successor, Rick Perry, "it's gone up."

Says Rick Perry co-chaired Al Gore’s campaign for president.

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