Thursday, October 30th, 2014

David Alameel's file

Alameel

Democrat from Texas

David Alameel, a dentist-turned-investor, seeks a U.S. Senate seat in 2014.

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Take 200 Texas fact checks, call us after Election Day

We figure we've done around 200 fact checks of Texas candidates and political figures leading into November’s balloting.

 

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Finding the facts about immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border

Multiple political figures this summer made questionable claims about the Texas-Mexico border region and/or illegal immigrants -- ranging from people from terrorist states to Ukrainians to children from Central America. (And no, those weren't the political figures.)

The Truth-O-Meter leaned south.

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.

John Cornyn, draft dodger? That's Fatigues on Fire!

David Alameel said Cornyn dodged "his draft" in the Vietnam War era.

To the contrary, documents indicate young Cornyn, like many, was granted student deferments. Got a light?

David Alameel didn't live in a colonia; he lived in La Colonia, he says

Until we checked, it looked like David Alameel lived at one time in an impoverished colonia.