Statements from Dallas

Congress is "on a five-week vacation."

"We have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."

Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."

"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."

Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."

Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."

Says he lived in a colonia while working as a farm worker.

"The platform of the Republican Party says deport everybody and to hell with it."

"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."

"Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas."

Dan Branch "once lobbied for the AFL-CIO."

Wendy Davis "was just doing a fund-raiser in Chicago with the international socialists organization."

"In 2005, Dan Branch tried to expand third-trimester abortions in Texas."

Says Stefani Carter "repeatedly used her campaign contributors’ donations to rent margarita machines for our state house office."

"Worked with Ronald Reagan and helped re-elect him."

"More than 40,000 troops are still stationed in Afghanistan with no clear objective. Even in the best case, by the end of the year at least 10,000 American soldiers will still be on the ground."

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

Federal law for Obamacare navigators "does not bar — or even require screening for — convicted felons, including individuals convicted of identity theft or fraud."

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

Greg Abbott defended more than $5 billion in public school funding cuts in fighting hundreds of school districts in court.

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