Smith touts a non-debate
"During three and a half years of campaigning," Lamar Smith "has never once appeared at a moderated debate to defend his positions on the issues."
Higher turnout in, lo, 2008
Texas "had the highest level of turnout than ever before in the primary."
Reagan-Bush, Obama-Biden, Trump-?
Ted Cruz is in negotiations to be Donald Trump’s running mate.
Rampant, meaning rare
"The fact is voter fraud is rampant."
Trump had Cruz's back -- then
Says Donald Trump and Marco Rubio opposed Cruz’s "efforts to defund Planned Parenthood."
Of late? The 'worst'
Donald Trump has "described Hillary Clinton as one of the best secretaries of state in history."
Latinos 17, Latinas 0
"Texas is home to millions of Latinas, but the state has never elected a Latina to Congress."
Says Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty "claims to have taken a pay cut, but for 2016, he voted to raise his salary by 19.6 percent."
Republicans mostly prevailed
"When Republican extremists tried to take away abortion rights … Blake Rocap stopped them."
Pass out the AARP cards
"There isn’t a single (Texas) legislator under the age of 30, even though millennials make up 25 percent of the electorate in Texas."
Do the math
In 2005 and 2007, " Joe Straus received a 100 percent rating by NARAL (the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League)."
County won a round, lost two
Travis County residents "trusted me to take on Tom DeLay — and we won."
Closer by the minute
Since January 2015, the "majority of our" Austin City Council "meetings have extended past 10 p.m." and "many of our meetings have gone past midnight."
Deputy registrars must provide registration applications
A Texas law requires every high school to have a voter registrar "and part of their responsibility is to make sure that when children become 18 and become eligible to vote, that they vote."
Under Ted Cruz’s tax plan, "businesses will now have to pay 16 percent on the money they make. They will also have to pay 16 percent on the money they pay their employees."
A California 'just kidding'
"In 40 years of broadcast, I have never endorsed any candidate."
UPDATED: Company says it sells in every Texas county
"Blue Cross Blue Shield cancelled all their individual (health care) policies in the state of Texas, effective Dec. 31."
Off by millions
Under Barack Obama, "the fewest number of adults are working since Jimmy Carter’s presidency."
2008 data suggests 30 percent of women of childbearing age
"One in every three women has an abortion during her lifetime."
UPDATED: Define your terms
Every "one of the mass shootings except two in America since 1950 have been" in "gun-free zones."