Statements about Campaign Finance

"David Dewhurst currently owes more than $1 million to vendors for services provided to his 2012 U.S. Senate campaign."

David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.

Says Stefani Carter "repeatedly used her campaign contributors’ donations to rent margarita machines for our state house office."

Says personal-injury trial lawyers "have provided over 80 percent of the funding for the Texas Democratic Party for over a decade."

Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.

"Most of Ted Cruz’s money comes from Washington, from outside the state of Texas."

Says there are four super PACs on the Republican side of the Texas U.S. Senate race.

Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates.

On campaign donations from Texas Capitol lobbyists.

Says state Rep. Diana Maldonado of Round Rock uses Craigslist to hire campaign block walkers.

Says Republican lieutenants to House Speaker Joe Straus “aired radio ads supporting Democrat(ic state Rep.) Mark Homer... helping the Democrat to a narrow win.”

“The Democrats have over 20 field agents to our zero."

Says U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith supported the $700 billion Wall Street bailout in 2008, "but now he is standing in the way of reforms that would assure these bailouts would never happen again."

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