Statements from San Antonio
"During the last election, Democrats won over a million votes more than Republicans, but because of the way districts are designed, the Republicans got 33 more members of the House of Representatives than the Democrats did."
A proposed San Antonio ordinance will allow men into women’s restrooms in the city.
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Says Texas high school graduates must pass Algebra II to be eligible for automatic admission to state's public universities.
Says Texas lawmakers in 2011 ordered school districts to test every student on their respiratory system and weight.
Says that since 1975, redistricting by Texas lawmakers has always been found in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
Says Austin is the largest city in the U.S. without nonstop flights to Europe.
Says personal-injury trial lawyers "have provided over 80 percent of the funding for the Texas Democratic Party for over a decade."
Says Mitt Romney told university students in Ohio that to start a business, they should "borrow money if you have to from your parents."
Says the "largest tax increase in American history is set to occur on January 1st unless President Obama and Congress can come to an agreement."
Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.
Says Donna Campbell is pushing a 35 percent sales tax extending to medicine, groceries and real estate.
Mitt Romney "says the Arizona immigration law should be a model for the nation."
Says Jeff Wentworth, bending the rules, "has used $211,743.96 in campaign contributions to lease luxury cars."
Says he "restored prayer and the pledge in our schools."
Lloyd Doggett "made millions off companies like Bank of America while they took taxpayer bailout money."
Says she balanced a $10 billion budget shortfall without raising taxes.
Says Jeff Wentworth was the only Republican to vote against the Texas measure requiring women to have a sonogram before receiving an abortion.
Says a federal judge in San Antonio "issued a ruling that … not only could the students not pray at their graduation, if they used the word ‘benediction,’ the word ‘invocation,’ the word ‘God,’ asked the audience to stand or asked for a moment of silence, he would put the superintendent in jail."
"If Congress does not pass the renewal of the payroll tax cut before the end of the year, nearly 160 million working families will see their taxes go up by roughly $1,000."
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