Negative pricing? Sometimes
"Right now, here in Texas, wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels."
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."
Latinos 17, Latinas 0
"Texas is home to millions of Latinas, but the state has never elected a Latina to Congress."
A waiting wall
"Building a wall" on the U.S.-Mexico border "will take literally years."
But Texas trails four other states as the fastest growing
"Texas is growing twice as fast as the rest of the country."
A California 'just kidding'
"In 40 years of broadcast, I have never endorsed any candidate."
UPDATED: Claim is location-specific
"More black babies are aborted in NYC than born."
But Pete Gallego voted mostly with Democrats
Will Hurd "tends to have a 96 percent straight Republican, straight party voting record."
Mad at your dealer? Call 911
A Texas police department bought an ad telling drug dealers, "We can take your competition off the streets for FREE."
"90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes."
UPDATED: That's net migration
"We have 650 people who move to Texas every day."
Up from cuts of '11
"The State of Texas is funding … women’s health services at historically high levels; they just increased their level another $50 million for the next two years."
Blame Mexico's elections of '88
"To vote in Mexico every eligible Mexican citizen has to have a tamper-proof photo-ID card with a thumbprint and an embossed hologram."
Home web access links to income
"Less than half of the poorest American households have a home Internet subscription."
Letter supports claim
"Jasper County in Texas raised property taxes by 7 percent in order to pay for one death penalty case."
Or one of six other photo IDs
"If you want to vote in" Texas, "you can use a concealed-weapon permit as a valid form of identification, but a valid student ID isn’t good enough."
Around 1 in 3 Texas children
"One out of five of our children live in a family that’s on food stamps."
Tough all over
Texas Organizing Project
"The unemployment rate among blacks in Texas is 9.5% -- far more than double white unemployment -- and wages have fallen for black workers in Texas since 2000."
Post created in 1999
Ted Cruz was "the longest-serving solicitor general in the history of Texas."
Down from 2014? Unconfirmed
"Already this calendar year, since January 1, we have had more than 20,000 people come across the border, apprehended, unauthorized."
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