Statements about Candidate Biography
Texas prosecutor Rosemary Lehmberg purchased "72 bottles of vodka in just one store alone, in just over a year."
Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging."
Says that, as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.
Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."
Says John Cornyn dodged the draft during the Vietnam War.
Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."
Says he lived in a colonia while working as a farm worker.
"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."
Dan Branch "once lobbied for the AFL-CIO."
Wendy Davis "was just doing a fund-raiser in Chicago with the international socialists organization."
Wendy Davis raised money for a U.S. House Democrat who is a member of a Democratic socialists group.
"PolitiFact Texas gave" a David Dewhurst TV ad "a ‘Pants-on-Fire’ rating as an outrageous lie."
Dan Patrick "got caught not paying his taxes" and "pocketed his employees’ payroll taxes."
Ryan Sitton’s company "accepted over $650,000 in Obama stimulus dollars."
"David Dewhurst currently owes more than $1 million to vendors for services provided to his 2012 U.S. Senate campaign."
Dan Patrick "changed his name from Danny Goeb to hide from" his "debts."
David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.
"Kesha Rogers is not a Democrat."
"Ted Cruz has been to Iowa four times. Rio Grande Valley of Texas -- just once."
Sarah Eckhardt "refused to take her own pay increases repeatedly."
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