Letter supports claim
"Jasper County in Texas raised property taxes by 7 percent in order to pay for one death penalty case."
— PolitiFact Texas
He's right, though not everyone agrees that waterboarding is torture
"Torture is illegal by our laws. It's illegal by international laws."
Big money, big program -- from the GOP
"When the Republicans were in charge, they actually expanded government health care with the prescription drug program."
Defenders for Paul
Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates.
Ten billion here, ten billion there
"We're spending $1 trillion a year on our foreign policy."
So true, he's understating it
"It used to be the policy of the Republican Party to get rid of the Department of Education. We finally get in charge and a chance to do something, so we double the size of the Department of Education."
A military victory for Paul
"I get the most money from active duty officers and military personnel."
A consistent supporter of gun rights
"He has never voted for a federal restriction on gun ownership."
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