Statements we say are True
During Lyndon B. Johnson’s first 20 years in Congress, "he opposed every civil rights measure that came up for a vote."
Says he was the only statewide elected official to speak in favor of a federal guest worker plan at the 2012 Republican Party of Texas convention.
The National Science Foundation awarded $700,000 to fund a climate change musical.
"Ted Cruz has been to Iowa four times. Rio Grande Valley of Texas -- just once."
"If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to flee the Golden State."
"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."
Austin is "a city that has basically doubled in size every 25 years or so since it was founded."
Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."
Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.
"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."
"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."
"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.
"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
A congressional laundry closed due to the partial government shutdown.
"Photo ID is not required for those who vote by mail."
The U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1982 that non-citizen children must get free K-12 education.
"One out of 10 minimum-wage workers in the U.S. live in Texas."
Says he would be first CPA to serve as Texas comptroller.
Says that "unlike Texas, Missouri has a perfect AAA credit rating."
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