Statements about Candidate Biography

Says there were only "about eight or 10" inflammatory sentences in his newsletters.

Says Texas did not bail out a loan program he oversaw as state agriculture commissioner.

"My son had to resign his job because of federal regulations that Washington has put on us."

Says Texas Senate hopeful Donna Campbell doesn’t live in the district she’s hoping to win in 2012.

Says Rick Perry co-chaired Al Gore’s campaign for president.

Says David Dewhurst accused Cruz of being a Red Chinese Communist.

Says David Dewhurst skipped nine candidate forums after announcing his U.S. Senate candidacy.

Rick Perry "was the (campaign) chairman for Al Gore at one time, not too many years ago."

Say Texas U.S. Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Sheila Jackson Lee are among open Socialists in Congress.

Says his hometown of Paint Creek, Texas, "doesn’t even have a ZIP code."

Says Rick Perry "wanted to secede from the union."

Says opponent David Dewhurst is a "career politician."

Says U.S. House opponent Michael Williams does not live in and has never voted in the congressional district he’s seeking to represent.

Rick Perry "has never lost an election and remains the only person to have won the Texas governorship three times in landslide elections."

Says Rick Perry is "the guy that tracked" down Democratic legislators who fled Texas in 2003.

"Currently, there is no one from South Austin on the (Austin City) Council!"

Says Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams has attended more than 150 tea party gatherings.  

Says Lee Leffingwell has been mayor of Austin, Texas "for about as long as Sarah Palin was governor of Alaska."

"Rick Perry has become a millionaire on the public payroll."

Says state Rep. Patrick Rose votes 90 percent with liberals, backed the state's largest tax increase, proposed nearly $15 billion in government spending and supported "Obama-style government-run health care system for Texas."

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