With AFP Story by Mira OBERMAN: US-vote-2012-politics-economy-Republican,FOCUS
The Texas state capitol is  is seen on October 4, 2011.  Some 40 percent of the jobs created since the recession officially ended in June 2009 were in Texas, but critics note that most of those jobs were low-wage positions because the Lone Star state isn't investing enough money into education and has too few high-skilled workers.       AFP PHOTO / Mira OBERMAN (Photo credit should read MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)