Put it in the constitution, he once said
"I never supported" a state income tax for Texas.
Says Ted Cruz "has pledged to eliminate" the U.S. Department of Education, which would end federal aid to college students.
Outside debt approaching 75 percent of GDP
Says our national debt is greater than our gross domestic product.
Name ID high, lacks legislative record
Ted Cruz is "unknown to the vast majority of Texans."
Might even be understatement
Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.
Brush country beacons
Says he has seen Border Patrol signs near the Mexico border in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Also mentioned border security
Says David Dewhurst "explicitly advocated" a guest worker program for all illegal immigrants.
Almost, adjusted for inflation
Says federal debt "doubled during the Bush administration."
"I've never supported a payroll tax."
Takes the Senate plus the House
Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.
Up to 40 percent
"Most of Ted Cruz’s money comes from Washington, from outside the state of Texas."
Yarbrough says so
Says Democratic runoff opponent Grady Yarbrough twice previously ran statewide as a Republican.
One group, not leading
Ted Cruz "helps run two national organizations that have been leading the push to give amnesty to illegal immigrants."
Happened four times
Says that from 1992 through 2010, every statewide candidate drawing over 43 percent of the vote in a Republican Texas primary won the resulting runoff.
"Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are negotiating with the United Nations about doing a treaty that will ban the use of firearms."
A pledge to keep the status quo
"Tom Leppert pledged to make Dallas a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants."
Not so simple
Says that when adjusted for inflation and population growth, state general revenue spending has decreased 10.7 percent on his watch.
David Dewhurst "has never once cut one penny from the state budget."
"Guilty" a flawed descriptive
Says Ted Cruz represents a Chinese company found guilty of stealing blueprints from an American manufacturer.
Cruz has been lawyer, government official
Says opponent Ted Cruz has not led businesses.
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