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Wendy Davis is "threatening to raise taxes up to $35 billion."
"Wendy Davis opposes any limits on abortion."
40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
"Neville Chamberlain told the British people: ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them.’"
The federal government "has $3 trillion in cash flow, so we can pay our bills" and won’t default.
The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.
A congressional laundry closed due to the partial government shutdown.
Louie Gohmert of Texas "compared the current general-in-charge in Egypt to George Washington."
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Says David Dewhurst "went out for drinks" during Senate debate on abortion bill.
Only "four countries in the world… allow abortions after 20 weeks" of pregnancy.
"In 2010, the non-partisan Government Accountability Office found that only 6.5 percent of the U.S.-Mexico border was under full control of the Border Patrol."
"Photo ID is not required for those who vote by mail."
"I’ve been reducing the number of Democratic" Texas Senate committee "chairs since I came in" as lieutenant governor.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1982 that non-citizen children must get free K-12 education.
"Thanks to (Rick) Perry's bad budgeting, the (Texas) highway department has to convert some modern paved state roads back to gravel."
Wendy Davis is "the most popular politician in Texas."
"One out of 10 minimum-wage workers in the U.S. live in Texas."
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