Republican from Texas
David Dewhurst, the former state land commissioner, was initially elected lieutenant governor of Texas in 2002. He lost his 2012 bid for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Recent statements involving David Dewhurst
Recent stories featuring David Dewhurst
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.
David Dewhurst claims about Dan Patrick and Wendy Davis and a Ted Cruz claim about Barack Obama fueled our most-viewed fact checks in May. The top 5 just ahead...
What are Texas voters supposed to remember past the holiday weekend?
Maybe to tote the Truth-O-Meter to Tuesday runoffs.
Similar ridiculous claims by Greg Abbott and David Dewhurst caught the Truth-O-Meter on fire.
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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