Statements we say are Mostly True

Says Stefani Carter "repeatedly used her campaign contributors’ donations to rent margarita machines for our state house office."

Women "are still paid 82 cents for every dollar a man earns in Texas."

Dan Patrick "called for increasing the gas tax and the state sales tax."

Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."  

"We have more women living in poverty in this state than almost anywhere else."

Barry Smitherman "doesn’t have enough legal experience to apply for most of the jobs at the attorney general’s office."

"Travis County now has the highest urban county tax rate in Texas."

The "U.S. has the highest unintended pregnancy rate of any Western industrialized country."

Says 85 percent of IDEA charter-school students come from low-income families and about 99 percent of its graduates go to college.

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

"I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children."  

Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary.

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."

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

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

"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."

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

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