Heavy claim, light proof
"Giving money to politicians has paid off for Paul Workman. Workman gave thousands to politicians and got millions in government construction projects."
White says he reported holdings; law silent on if he must do more
“This week liberal Bill White faced an ethics complaint about more than $83,000 he failed to report to the state Ethics Commission.”
Hutchison on the money
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Gov. Rick Perry "spent over a million dollars on D.C. lobbyists asking for more federal money and lives in a luxury house that costs taxpayers $10,000 a month."
Strongly worded question doesn't amount to demand
Eve Schatelowitz Alcantar
“In this judicial race, special interest groups have demanded money from me, in exchange for endorsement and support.”
Taxpayers picked up security tab only
"Taxpayers even footed the bill for Perry’s trip to a bachelor party in Las Vegas."
Comes to less than 10 trips a year for senator pressed for time
Says Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison "took 154 private flights all funded by taxpayers" though "commercial flights were readily available at a fraction of the cost."
Seven reasons to watch for more political TV ads
Uses headlines to portray Gov. Rick Perry as beholden to special interests.
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