Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Dan Patrick's file

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Republican from Texas

Dan Patrick, who represents the seventh district in the Texas Senate, is the 2014 Republican nominee for lieutenant governor. He also hosts a daily talk show on AM700 in Houston.

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Recent statements involving Dan Patrick

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Dan Patrick misses on ISIS, Central America, scores on other charges about Van de Putte

Dan Patrick's fresh multi-part claim about Leticia Van de Putte's record had enough factual support to rate Half True. In his new TV ad, Patrick otherwise makes an ISIS claim that hasn't previously borne out.

Dan Patrick, Leticia Van de Putte and slippery moments in debate

Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte each swung away in a Dallas debate. We spotted slippery moments.

Debate, TribuneFest: 'PolitiFact sometimes gets it right'

We heard fresh possibly checkable factual claims from this weekend's gubernatorial debate in the RGV and the interview sessions at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. At the fest, Republican lieutenant governor nominee Dan Patrick took issue with his latest Pants on Fire.

Cruz cruises, Perry closes, Davis 10th--Abbott out of running

Winners: Ted Cruz and Rick Perry, while Wendy Davis landed 10th and Greg Abbott didn’t make the cut.

Rest easy, punditoids. We’re solely talking about July's 10 most-viewed PolitiFact Texas fact checks, including three Pants on Fire results.

Illegal immigration a hot tamale topic in Texas

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