David Dewhurst's file:
Dewhurst

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

"David Dewhurst currently owes more than $1 million to vendors for services provided to his 2012 U.S. Senate campaign."

Dan Patrick "changed his name from Danny Goeb to hide from" his "debts."

Dan Patrick "called for increasing the gas tax and the state sales tax."

Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."  

On repealing the 17th Amendment

Recent stories featuring David Dewhurst

Dan Patrick touts Dewhurst's Pants on Fire:

In a fresh video ad, Dan Patrick touts a Pants on Fire bestowed on a David Dewhurst claim.

Mr. ‘Goeb,’ meet Mr. Dewhurst:

David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick blast away about a name change and campaign debts. The Truth-O-Meter engages.

Dewhurst, Cornyn among most-fact-checked Texans still in running for statewide office:

We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

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Calling all cars for Texas balanced budget boasts:

No one balances a Texas state budget by his or her lonesome. But that doesn’t keep incumbents from suggesting as much.

Now we seek your help in identifying such budget claims by candidates in the March primaries.

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