"Greg Abbott and his surrogates have referred to women who have been the victims of rape or incest as though somehow what they are confronting is a minor issue."
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Greg Abbott "has campaigned with a sexual predator who has bragged about having sex with underage girls."
Picture ID wouldn't stop alleged actions
"The FBI is involved in an investigation about people in the Rio Grande Valley who are using cocaine to buy votes."
Unknown if Abbott agrees
Greg Abbott "heads up a party whose platform calls for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act."
Agency's own website said otherwise
"To deprive" underprivileged children "of a meat-based protein during school lunch is most likely depriving them of their only source of protein for the day."
"Our men and women of the Guard have been forced to contact food banks to feed themselves."
Medians can muddle
"57% of the jobs created" in Austin "from 2009 to 2013 do not pay families a living wage."
Slow to act
Greg Abbott did "nothing" to pursue reports of the sexual abuse of boys at a West Texas state-run school.
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."
Subtract around $4,000
In Texas public schools, "we spend an average of $12,000 per pupil per year."
ISIS is "right now crucifying Christians in Iraq, literally nailing Christians to trees."
'I was proud'
Opponent Glenn Hegar expressed pride in legislated cuts to public school funding.
Shower of unsaid details
Greg Abbott was "charged with overseeing the state cancer research fund. But he let his wealthiest donors take tens of millions of taxpayer dollars without proper oversight. They showered Abbott with gifts and free vacations."
At "least a quarter of those apprehended" at the border "have criminal records."
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"Russia has more diversity in its governmental representation than we do in Texas."
Very small businesses, generally
"The growth rate of women-owned businesses in Texas has nearly doubled that of the nation since President Obama has taken office."
UPDATED: Central American triple jump
Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.
Just above 50 percent
"The majority of Austinites rent" the places they live.
Receipts are a public record
Texas prosecutor Rosemary Lehmberg purchased "72 bottles of vodka in just one store alone, in just over a year."
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