Late retreat, actually
"As chair of the Senate Education Committee, I led the charge to restore most of the education cuts from last session."
Five straight months
More people are apprehended after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border a week "than are born in Texas each week."
Crime happens everywhere
"We have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."
Full ad not rated
"PolitiFact Texas gave" a David Dewhurst TV ad "a ‘Pants-on-Fire’ rating as an outrageous lie."
No proof of pocketed payroll taxes
Dan Patrick "got caught not paying his taxes" and "pocketed his employees’ payroll taxes."
UPDATED: Limits were tightened
"In 2005, Dan Branch tried to expand third-trimester abortions in Texas."
There's a house for sale
"David Dewhurst currently owes more than $1 million to vendors for services provided to his 2012 U.S. Senate campaign."
Dan Patrick "changed his name from Danny Goeb to hide from" his "debts."
$ee every donation
David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.
Democrats nominated her twice before
"Kesha Rogers is not a Democrat."
UPDATED: Flopperooni, Kemosabe
On repealing the 17th Amendment
UPDATED “Unequivocally” flopped
Didn't vote for plan, which wasn't drafted by Obama
John Cornyn "voted twice in 2013 to back Obama’s amnesty plan."
Cherry-picking times and temperatures
"The Earth is not warming."
Along with other stores
"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.
Except for three others
I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
All religions welcome
Says Houston National Cemetery is preventing Christian prayers from being said at military funerals.
Border spending up, as available info suggested
Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."
Some, not all
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Only one type of federal loan
Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.
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