Statements from Texas Capitol

Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury."

"Texas is experiencing the fastest population growth in the country," adding "more than 1,000 people a day."

"I started the whole year" as a senior on the University of Illinois football team and "led the team in interceptions and tackles from defensive back."

Federal law requires residents to participate in the U.S. government’s American Community Survey.

Payday lenders profit "from the poor by charging 1,000-plus" percent "interest."

Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."

Federal law for Obamacare navigators "does not bar — or even require screening for — convicted felons, including individuals convicted of identity theft or fraud."

Greg Abbott defended more than $5 billion in public school funding cuts in fighting hundreds of school districts in court.

Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.

"In every poll," John Cornyn "always loses to any conservative the voters have heard about."

"John Cornyn has voted to increase the debt, raise taxes, bail out Wall Street banks and fund Obamacare."

"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."

"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

"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."

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

"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."

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