Texas, by far
Starting in December 2007, "1.4 million jobs were created in Texas. In that same period, the rest of the country lost 400,000 jobs."
Fill 'er up
The "average taxpayer will see the equivalent of a 2 percent pay raise as a result of low fuel prices."
In the last few decades
"This Congress made history as the least productive, most unpopular Congress in the history of this proud nation."
Seniors pay half fares
Mike "Martinez has voted to raise taxes and utility rates while ending free bus service for seniors."
Close to 15 instances
President Barack Obama "said over 20 times he did not have the legal authority" to act as he did on immigration.
"Texas had the worst voter participation in the country" in the November 2014 elections.
Advice provided for pipeline right-of-way
Austin mayoral candidate "Steve Adler admitted his law firm worked with Koch Industries for nearly a decade."
Money now or money later
Greg Abbott has benefitted from "payday lenders who have given him $300,000 and then received a ruling from him that they can operate in a loophole in the law that allows them to charge unlimited rates and fees."
CORRECTED: Defending a Texas law
"Weeks after accepting a quarter-million-dollar campaign contribution" from a hospital board chairman, Greg Abbott went to court against victims of a drug-taking neurosurgeon.
UPDATED: And more were poised to join the club
Austin has "over 1,000 city employees that make six-figure salaries."
Picture ID wouldn't stop alleged actions
"The FBI is involved in an investigation about people in the Rio Grande Valley who are using cocaine to buy votes."
Unknown if Abbott agrees
Greg Abbott "heads up a party whose platform calls for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act."
Medians can muddle
"57% of the jobs created" in Austin "from 2009 to 2013 do not pay families a living wage."
A 1998 dissent
Says that, as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.
No paper trail
Says the Obama administration never responded to his 2012 letter flagging the uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Do the litigation limbo
Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."
UPDATED: China a distant No. 2
Leticia Van de Putte
Our "trade with Mexico is $720 million a day; that’s our No. 1 trading partner."
Borrow your truck?
"The average student loan debt in Texas is over $22,000...the cost of an average size pickup truck." But unlike car owners, "students are not allowed to refinance their loans at lower rates."
More of the rest of us are behind
"From the ‘Do As I Say Not As I Do’ department: federal employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes."
Or 38 percent or 50 percent?
Up "to 45 percent" of illegal immigrants "are not people that physically crossed the southern border or northern border. They are visa overstayers."
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