Statements from Texas Capitol

"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."

"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.

In "reality," there have "been no problems whatsoever" with the Texas voter ID law.

Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."

"Onion Creek’s highest flow rate" on a recent night of flooding "was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls."

I am "the first Latina to run for governor of Texas."

"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.

The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."

A planning group said that to meet anticipated traffic demands by 2035, Interstate 35 between Austin and Round Rock will need a dozen additional lanes going north and 14 additional southbound lanes.

"Texas Governor Rick Perry’s voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."

"78702 is the second-most gentrified ZIP code in the entire country."

Wendy Davis is "threatening to raise taxes up to $35 billion."

"Wendy Davis opposes any limits on abortion."

"Neville Chamberlain told the British people: ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them.’"

The federal government "has $3 trillion in cash flow, so we can pay our bills" and won’t default.

The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.

A congressional laundry closed due to the partial government shutdown.

Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"

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