Statements from Austin

On repealing the 17th Amendment

Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."

"Savings that I achieved" helped fund cameras on the border. "As a result, more than 21,500 arrests have been made and 46 tons of narcotics confiscated."

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

Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary.

Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."

San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used."

Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury."

"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."

Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."

"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."

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

"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."

Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S.

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.

"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."

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