Statements from the Texas: 2012 U.S. Senate's race

"6.4 million more Americans living in poverty under President Obama."

Says Barack Obama has played over 90 rounds of golf as president.

Says gas costs $4.50 a gallon.

"Did you know ObamaCare will cost nearly twice as much as initially expected -- $1.8 TRILLION?"

Says there are four super PACs on the Republican side of the Texas U.S. Senate race.

Says in his years as a Texas legislator, "we passed three pay increases for teachers and provided them with health insurance."

David Dewhurst has a "record of promoting an income tax."

Says "we brought crime rate down by 30 percent" when he was mayor of Dallas.

Says Rick Perry cut taxes.

"Ballistic tests have confirmed that the death of at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent was caused by" weapons that were part of a federal arms trafficking operation.

Says David Dewhurst accused Cruz of being a Red Chinese Communist.

Says David Dewhurst skipped nine candidate forums after announcing his U.S. Senate candidacy.

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