UPDATED: But for a few longshots
"At this particular point in time, looking at the field, there’s only one individual that’s ever had the uniform of his country on—and that’s me."
Teasing out why
Texas has "the lowest crime rate in this state since 1968" because of changes in law regarding nonviolent drug offenders.
UPDATED: Ukraine not among nations believed to have terrorist ties
Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.
State and federal roles
Since 2000, Texas has reduced "harmful pollutants in the air like nitrogen oxide by 62.5 percent, and ozone by 23 percent--a reduction that is 12 percent greater than the national average."
Not No. 1 proportionally speaking
Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state.
Less in a few years--and it's complicated
"Every year, more than $40 million are leaving Missouri for the Lone Star State."
Parents parted after more than a decade of marriage
Says Wendy Davis, "born into difficult circumstances," was the daughter of a single mother and a teenage mother herself.
On eve of war, opposed secession, not slavery
Says Sam Houston opposed slavery and as governor said Texas should not leave the union over slavery.
No confirmed presidential role
Barack Obama has "provided guns to Mexican drug cartels."
32% of those women also served by Planned Parenthood
Says that in fiscal year 2010, "nearly 80 percent of women served" in the Texas Women’s Health Program received services from a provider other than a Planned Parenthood clinic.
Yes, but not specifically
"Santorum also voted for a teapot museum in North Carolina."
— PolitiFact National
Says the Obama administration catches and releases nonviolent illegal immigrants.
"When you sanction the Iranian central bank, that will shut down (Iran's) economy."
A lot of that was one-time stimulus money
"We cut a record $15 billion from our state budget."
Governor doesn't control economic circumstances
"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."
Rick Perry's Coca-Cola claim fizzes on some details.
Coca-Cola’s CEO "said he finds it easier to do work in China than in the United States."
— PolitiFact Georgia
That's the total and includes government jobs
Says the private sector in Texas created 1 million jobs over the past decade.
Says he did not support the October 2008 legislation to rescue Wall Street firms.
Many factored thing
"When you look at what we have done over the last decade, we created 1 million jobs in the state of Texas. At the same time, (the rest of) America lost 2.5 million."
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