"Half of all Americans have less than $10,000 in their savings account."
Seem iffy? Probably is
Says Ted Cruz said, "There is no place for gays or atheists in my America. None. Our Constitution makes that clear."
"We have towns in West Texas that are out of water, that are having to truck in water."
Hurd cited focus on other committees
"Just two weeks ago, Congressman Hurd quit his post on the House Committee on Small Business saying that he was unable to find the time to serve."
UPDATED: True--in 2000
"Today roughly half of born-again Christians aren’t voting. They’re staying home."
Speculative and wrong
Says Ted Cruz just flip-flopped about the president needing to be U.S.-born.
Not every test, not every place
Dallas "African-American and Hispanic students pass AP exams at a higher rate than any other place in America."
Post created in 1999
Ted Cruz was "the longest-serving solicitor general in the history of Texas."
Annual demonstrations, not a holiday
"Here, we have Thanksgiving, we have Christmas, we have the 4th of July. Every year in Iran, they celebrate Death to America day."
Texas rates most schools acceptable or better
A "majority of our students are trapped in" underperforming schools.
Aide: He meant to talk jobs
Texas this fiscal year will "have more money in reserve than the other 49 states combined."
UPDATED: But for a few longshots
"At this particular point in time, looking at the field, there’s only one individual that’s ever had the uniform of his country on—and that’s me."
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."
UPDATED: Perry said no
More than 1 million Texans live without affordable health care because Rick Perry failed to "partner with the Legislature to find a Texas solution to closing the coverage gap."
Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas said: ‘Hey, all you wrinkly, white-aged has-beens: It’s time for you to die and let the next generation have your spot on the planet.’
Maybe 15 times
"22 times Barack Obama said he did not have the authority to implement this type of" anti-deportation "measure. And then the day after he signed this into law, he said, quote, ‘I just changed the law.’"
"Texas has more full-time state employees per capita than California and Illinois."
Until someone blinks?
The Department of Homeland Security is "the only federal department not funded for this entire fiscal year" by Congress.
More than 20 registered
"Austin has more lobbyists working for it than any other municipality in Texas."
UPDATED: Some 80 percent of preschoolers in 2013
"When I came into office, our vaccination rate in Texas was 65 percent. When I left two weeks ago, it was 95 percent."
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