Latest Fact-checks by Sue Owen Texas Right to Life stated on March 21, 2014 in an email blast: "In 2005, Dan Branch tried to expand third-trimester abortions in Texas." Bob Cole stated on March 31, 2014 in morning radio show on KOKE-FM: Capital Metro originally said MetroRail's yearly operating costs would be "about $2.5 million. Last year ... it cost $13 million to operate." Wendy Davis stated on March 31, 2014 in an online petition: "Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children." Mike Collier stated on March 18, 2014 in a campaign email blast: "Glenn Hegar promised to eliminate the property tax." CATPAC stated on March 10, 2014 in a campaign mail flier: "Ralph Hall has never voted to raise the debt ceiling." Linda Koop stated on February 25, 2014 in a campaign mail flier: Says Stefani Carter "repeatedly used her campaign contributors’ donations to rent margarita machines for our state house office." Kesha Rogers stated on March 19, 2014 in statements on her campaign website: Says President Barack Obama was responsible for "the assassination of at least four American citizens" in drone strikes. Greg Abbott stated on February 10, 2014 in an opinion article in The (McAllen) Monitor: "As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted." Ken Paxton stated on January 24, 2014 in a radio interview: Barry Smitherman "doesn’t have enough legal experience to apply for most of the jobs at the attorney general’s office." Dan Patrick stated on January 20, 2014 in a debate: On repealing the 17th Amendment David Dewhurst stated on January 20, 2014 in a debate: On repealing the 17th Amendment Facebook posts stated on February 3, 2014 in a photo-quotation posted to Facebook: Says Michele Bachmann said "English was good enough for Jesus when he wrote the Bible." Hugh Fitzsimons stated on January 19, 2014 in a blog post on campaign website: Female buffalo lead the herd. Todd Staples stated on January 13, 2014 in a campaign email blast: "Savings that I achieved" helped fund cameras on the border. "As a result, more than 21,500 arrests have been made and 46 tons of narcotics confiscated." Wendy Davis stated on January 28, 2014 in a speech: "I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children." Wayne Thorburn stated on January 8, 2014 in an opinion column in the Austin American-Statesman: Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary. Rick Perry stated on January 7, 2014 in a tweet: Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state. Robert Puente stated on September 20, 2013 in a Texas Tribune Festival panel discussion: San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used." Ted Cruz stated on January 10, 2014 in a speech at a Texas Public Policy Foundation forum: Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury." Eddie Lucio, Jr. stated on November 18, 2013 in remarks at Southern Obesity Summit: Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity. David Dewhurst stated on December 12, 2013 in a tweet: In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care. Kathleen Sebelius stated on December 15, 2013 in an opinion column: "Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state." Sam Houston stated on December 13, 2013 in a campaign web page: Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas. Debra Medina stated on December 13, 2013 in a press release: "At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans." Ted Poe stated on October 24, 2013 in an email to a constituent: Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S. Jerry Patterson stated on November 19, 2013 in an online campaign video: "Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law. Senfronia Thompson stated on November 20, 2013 in email blast from Progress Texas: "Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill. City of Austin stated on November 8, 2013 in a press release: "Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad. Facebook posts stated on November 3, 2013 in an image shared on Facebook: Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted." Barack Obama stated on November 6, 2013 in remarks at a Dallas synagogue: "A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.