Statements about History
Says that since 1975, redistricting by Texas lawmakers has always been found in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
Says wrestling was a favorite sport of Abraham Lincoln.
"Agriculture has always required a significant workforce from abroad."
Abraham Lincoln "visited and some say even danced in (the Ohio Senate) chamber."
The state budget proposal has been submitted "on time and [it's] the earliest that a governor has done so in over two decades."
Says the Senate will have a record number of female senators in 2013.
"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."
Says during George W. Bush’s administration "we were losing millions of jobs per month," while under Barack Obama we have "three years of gaining hundreds of thousands of jobs per month."
Under Barack Obama, the U.S. now has the "lowest workforce since (President Jimmy) Carter."
"Taxes are lower on families than they've been probably in the last 50 years."
Says Obama is only president in history who has deliberately removed the words "endowed by their Creator" when referring to the Declaration of Independence.
Texas is "the state that has now gone the longest without electing a Democrat statewide."
"Redistribution" has "never been a characteristic of America."
"Jeb Bush recently noted, Reagan himself would have been too moderate, too reasonable for today's GOP."
When Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were created, "Republicans stood on the sidelines"
"Since 1961 … our private economy has produced 66 million private-sector jobs. So what's the jobs score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42 (million)."
"Seven presidents before (Barack Obama) -- Republicans and Democrats -- tried to expand health care to all Americans."
In the past 27 months, President Barack Obama has created more private-sector jobs than "in the Reagan recovery."
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
Says Barack Obama "robbed Medicare (of) $716 billion to pay for ... Obamacare."
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