Dan Patrick's file:
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Republican from Texas

Dan Patrick represents the seventh district in the Texas Senate. He also hosts a daily talk show on AM700 in Houston.

Recent statements involving Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."

Says Dan Patrick has "called immigration into Texas an invasion" and "said immigrants coming into Texas bring ‘third-world diseases.’"

Our "trade with Mexico is $720 million a day; that’s our No. 1 trading partner."

Under David Dewhurst’s leadership, the Texas "Senate passed an expansion of in-state tuition and free health care to illegal immigrants."

"PolitiFact Texas gave" a David Dewhurst TV ad "a ‘Pants-on-Fire’ rating as an outrageous lie."

Recent stories featuring Dan Patrick

Illegal immigration a hot tamale topic in Texas:

Illegal immigration stirs voters. The topic also touches off curious claims.

Dan Patrick on the Texas Truth-O-Meter:

Tea-party darling Dan Patrick, who whomped David Dewhurst in a runoff for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, has a mixed record on the Truth-O-Meter.

Consult Truth-O-Meter, vote in Texas primary runoffs:

What are Texas voters supposed to remember past the holiday weekend?

Maybe to tote the Truth-O-Meter to Tuesday runoffs.

Dan Patrick sought to require officers to inquire into legal status of suspects:

San Antonio’s mayor said Dan Patrick proposed Arizona-style "show-me-your-papers legislation." Patrick called that a lie.

Truth-O-Meter says…

Dan Patrick, David Dewhurst debate for the second time in five days:

Only in Texas: Two Republican lieutenant governor debates/discussions took place over five days. In today's roundtable, Patrick and Dewhurst aired some previously checked claims.

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