Statements from Houston

David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.

"Kesha Rogers is not a Democrat."

On repealing the 17th Amendment

On repealing the 17th Amendment

John Cornyn "voted twice in 2013 to back Obama’s amnesty plan."

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

I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

Says Houston National Cemetery is preventing Christian prayers from being said at military funerals.

Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."

Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.

Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.

Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."

Says Texas has the most uninsured people of any state -- 6 million.

Says Austin is the largest city in the U.S. without nonstop flights to Europe.

"The poverty level in" the Dallas school district "is one of the highest in the country, higher than New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit and Newark."

Says 40 years ago, the U.S. placed Texas under Voting Rights Act for failing to print ballots in Spanish.

Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.

Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.

Says David Dewhurst "explicitly advocated" a guest worker program for all illegal immigrants.

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