Statements about Candidate Biography

Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."

"I've been a cop in Lake County, Michigan, since 1982 thereabout. I conduct federal raids with the DEA and ATF and U.S. Marshals and the FBI and Texas Rangers."  

Barry Smitherman "doesn’t have enough legal experience to apply for most of the jobs at the attorney general’s office."

"The budget I managed at the Department of Education was more than $60 million."

"Worked with Ronald Reagan and helped re-elect him."

"The only time over the last 25 years when the state’s unemployment rate exceeded the U.S. average was when (Mary) Burke was commerce secretary."  

Dollar General "added 2,500 stores and 20,000 jobs" during his four-year tenure as CEO.

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

"I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children."  

"John Cornyn backed his pal David Dewhurst" for the U.S. Senate over Ted Cruz.

"I started the whole year" as a senior on the University of Illinois football team and "led the team in interceptions and tackles from defensive back."

Says David Jolly lobbied "for government-run health care just last year."

Says Gov. Scott Walker dropped out or was kicked out of college short of a degree "not long after" he was "kicked out of student elections at Marquette University."

"I’m ninth generation from New Hampshire."

Says "Harry Reid has a better voting attendance record than these three Congressmen!"

Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.

"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."

I am "the first Latina to run for governor of Texas."

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