Full refusals, partial acceptances
Sarah Eckhardt "refused to take her own pay increases repeatedly."
Most of the lawyering jobs
Barry Smitherman "doesn’t have enough legal experience to apply for most of the jobs at the attorney general’s office."
Tip-top for nearly 20 years
"Travis County now has the highest urban county tax rate in Texas."
UPDATED “Unequivocally” flopped
On repealing the 17th Amendment
UPDATED: Flopperooni, Kemosabe
Touts women for other reasons
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."
Adult males absent most of the year
Female buffalo lead the herd.
Agency’s grants small part of existing program
"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."
UPDATED: Called herself noncustodial in '13
"I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children."
19 races, 3 Republicans
Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary.
Some local purpling
Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."
But 52% more folks used just 21% more water
San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used."
UPDATED: Not just Treasury, perhaps not a bureaucrat
Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury."
But he started every game in '94
"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."
Poverty, obesity linked
Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.
Mostly from those using marketplace
In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.
UPDATED: Historic in November
"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."
State's rate perennially high
"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."
But Abbott also was a judge 8 years
Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.
2nd among big states, 3rd among all 50
"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."
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