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
"We have a 40 to 50 percent dropout rate in our inner-city schools."
Recent stories featuring Dan Patrick
Illegal immigration stirs voters. The topic also touches off curious claims.
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.
What are Texas voters supposed to remember past the holiday weekend?
Maybe to tote the Truth-O-Meter to Tuesday runoffs.
San Antonio’s mayor said Dan Patrick proposed Arizona-style "show-me-your-papers legislation." Patrick called that a lie.
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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