Statements we say are Mostly True
Says David Dewhurst accused Cruz of being a Red Chinese Communist.
Says Rick Perry "supported a guest worker program to help people who would otherwise be illegal aliens."
"Every month, another 50,000 U.S.-born Hispanics turn 18 and become eligible to vote."
Says David Dewhurst skipped nine candidate forums after announcing his U.S. Senate candidacy.
Says that illegal immigrants get a $100,000 break on University of Texas tuition over four years.
Says Texas has "the fourth-lowest debt per capita of any state in the nation, and we are the lowest of any of the big states."
Says recent polls show Americans agree with Republicans that the federal debt ceiling should not be raised and the debt and deficit should be dealt with mostly by cutting spending.
Says a Republican-drawn map of proposed U.S. House districts for Texas "gerrymanders more than nine million Latinos in Texas to make sure that we have no more electoral opportunity than we did in 1991."
Says 11 percent of the nation’s fatal car crashes in 2009 were attributed to distracted driving.
Says the Austin City Council "may give $4 million a year to subsidize a race track."
Says opponent Kathie Tovo "believes that Austin invests too much in the cops, firefighters and paramedics that protect our families and neighborhoods."
Says "for the first time ever," Texas lawmakers are not funding student population growth.
"Some neighborhood schools are closing."
Says the Obama administration approved a major disaster declaration for Oklahoma in 2009, when nine of the state’s 77 counties burned for "about three days," while Texas wildfires have been burning for longer without such a declaration.
Says the Obama Administration has fulfilled all of Texas’ requests for fire management assisting grants.
"The turnout on May 14th was just 7 percent -- the lowest turnout in decades."
"The Arab and the Muslim nations get twice as much money as Israel."
Says the Texas Board of Nursing has a backlog of "3,000 complaints against nurses, many of them sexual assaults, malfeasance."
Says businesses "already pay most of the taxes."
Says Rick Perry "turned down our invitation to meet" President Barack Obama in El Paso.
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