Statements from Houston
Says because of Texas lawmakers’ choices, "hundreds of thousands of women no longer have access to basic medical care, life-saving cancer screenings and contraception."
Says under Mitt Romney, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation.
Says Democratic runoff opponent Grady Yarbrough twice previously ran statewide as a Republican.
"Eric Holder is supportive of the NAACP's efforts to get the United Nations involved in our elections."
Says IBM leader told Obama that using IBM technology to cut fraud could "pay for" health care reform.
Say Texas U.S. Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Sheila Jackson Lee are among open Socialists in Congress.
Says close to 90 percent of the population growth in Texas over the last decade was non-Anglo.
"At Texas A&M University, only 49 out of 3,000 faculty members brought in enough money to pay for their salaries and overhead over the past five years."
"Ninety percent of Texans say they do not want the nursing homes to close. It polls higher than anything else."
Says women who need a sonogram in the eighth to 10th week of pregnancy have to get a transvaginal sonogram.
Texas would have to increase current state spending by 28 percent just to reach the national average for spending per resident.
"We have 80,000 abortions in Texas every year."
Says the foreman of the jury that convicted him was a Greenpeace activist.
"Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican!"
Says Rick Perry told students he couldn't attend a gubernatorial forum due to scheduling conflicts, then on forum day "tweeted that he'd just been running with his dog."
"Austin politicians want to cram more kids into classrooms so they don't have to make the tough decisions to balance the budget."
After Hurricane Katrina, "Dallas and San Antonio took in 5,000 to 10,000 refugees each, but (Bill) White brought in 250,000 and put them up in his 'buddies' empty apartment buildings and let the federal government pay their rents for over two years. They did not return to New Orleans, most of them are on welfare."
"Over 80 percent of our trade deficit today is with countries that are not trade agreement partners, that are not level playing fields for the United States."
Says Bill White "profiteered in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita."
Some cardiologists estimate "70 percent of all males over 50 have some form of heart disease."
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