Traffic stinks everywhere
"Road congestion costs rush hour drivers in Austin and Dallas more than $1,000 a year. And in Houston, it’s even more -- almost $1,500 a year."
PAC reports yet to appear
My campaign "finished the last quarter reporting the most cash on hand of any Republican in the field … $13.8 million in the bank, $3.5 million more than the Jeb Bush campaign."
More suicides than homicides
"We lose an average of 90 Americans every day because of guns."
For sure since 1980
Texas has "outstripped the national poverty rate" since "at least 1959."
Explosive devices, bomb plot
Iran’s "regime is responsible for more than 1,000 American casualties during the Iraq war" and "has plotted a terrorist attack here in our nation's capital."
Not every year
Salaries of Austin residents who don't work for city government "have not been going up 3 percent a year for the last several years."
After the South Carolina church killings
As many as six federal department budget bills have been delayed because of opposition to amendments that would ban Confederate battle flag sales at federal building gift shops.
"It has been the law since the beginning of the country that the children of American citizens born ... abroad are American citizens by birth."
Voting in U.S. isn't compulsory
"The United States is about 100th in voter turnout among the industrialized nations, and Texas is near the bottom in terms of voter registration and voter turnout."
Texas has "the nation's highest rate and highest number of uninsured."
"Texas now has the second-highest high school graduation rate in the country. And it has the highest graduation rate for African Americans and Hispanics."
Maybe 400 percent
"500 percent more traffic here?"
"In the last seven years of my tenure, Texas created 1.5 million new jobs. As a matter of fact, without Texas, America would have lost 400,000 jobs."
"Legislation being considered in Texas would strip the salaries and pensions of clerks who issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples — even if the Supreme Court strikes down Texas’ marriage ban later this year."
"Half of all Americans have less than $10,000 in their savings account."
UPDATED: Perry said no
Texas Democratic Party
More than 1 million Texans live without affordable health care because Rick Perry failed to "partner with the Legislature to find a Texas solution to closing the coverage gap."
Maybe 15 times
"22 times Barack Obama said he did not have the authority to implement this type of" anti-deportation "measure. And then the day after he signed this into law, he said, quote, ‘I just changed the law.’"
More than 20 registered
"Austin has more lobbyists working for it than any other municipality in Texas."
"Today the top 1 percent earn a higher share of our national income than any year since 1928."
Make that 64 percent
Democratic National Committee
"College tuition rates in Texas jumped by 55% since 2003."
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