Kinky Friedman's file:
Friedman

Democrat from Texas

Kinky Friedman, a humorist, author and singer, sought the 2010 Democratic nod for Texas agriculture commissioner. He ran as in independent for governor in 2006.

Recent statements involving Kinky Friedman

Says Texas is 1st in business climate, 49th in education.

Says Barack Obama’s "favorability rating in Israel once clocked in at 4 percent."

"The current (agriculture) commissioner allowed tainted beef to be sent to school cafeterias."

Recent stories featuring Kinky Friedman

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.

Cornyn, Davis tops among fact-checked statewide candidates:

We’ve identified two Texas leaders--Cornyn and Davis. But we're not forecasting election results.

 

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