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Jerry Patterson, initially elected state land commissioner in 2002, is formerly a state senator from Pasadena.
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Leticia Van de Putte hasn’t run statewide before. But she has a PolitiFact report card.
The Texas race for lieutenant governor won’t top the 2014 ballot. But might it prove No. 1 with curious claims to check?
Austin's Fox 7 News quizzed us about our check of a claim that the abortion measure before Texas lawmakers has the backing of most Texans--which we rated Mostly False.
Rick Perry's promised "exciting" plan? He's not seeking another term as governor at the least. See updates at statesman.com.
For our part, we are posting the Truth-O-Meter report card for the longest-serving governor in Texas history--and True-to-Pants on Fire report cards for various officeholders surely hankering to move up once Perry moves on.
For the price of a special legislative session, Texas could pay for many condoms or birth control pills or even sexual health educators, according to a sign we spotted.
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