Statements we say are True

Says the Senate will have a record number of female senators in 2013.  

Says Texas has the 15th largest economy in the world.

Says veterans’ disability claims backlog doubled in Obama’s first term.

Says about 25 Texas cities and 39 states have banned texting while driving.

Says the state of Texas rates as "unacceptable" almost 500 of the state's 8,000 public schools.

Says fewer than 30 percent of Texas college students graduate in four years and only 58 percent graduate within six years.

Texas is "the state that has now gone the longest without electing a Democrat statewide."

Says "if current trends continue, by 2040, one out of three Texas workers will not have a high school diploma."  

Says Mitt Romney told university students in Ohio that to start a business, they should "borrow money if you have to from your parents."  

Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.

Says the top 20 percent of income earners pay nearly 70 percent of all federal taxes.

Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.

"Austin is the largest city in the U.S. or Texas with no geographic representation" on its city council.

Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.

Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.

Says he has seen Border Patrol signs near the Mexico border in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Says if labor force participation rate were the same as when Barack Obama became president, unemployment would be 11 percent.

Says the federal health care law upheld by the Supreme Court "has improved or saved the lives of more than 4,000 Texans" otherwise prevented from obtaining health coverage due to pre-existing conditions.

Says lawyer appointed by Eric Holder to investigate government leaks helped and donated to Obama's campaign, vetting vice presidential prospects.

Says Democratic runoff opponent Grady Yarbrough twice previously ran statewide as a Republican.

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