Democrat from Texas
Leticia Van de Putte is a state senator from San Antonio.
Recent statements involving Leticia Van de Putte
"Since 1980, over 145 incidents have been documented of suction entrapment in swimming pools and spas, including 36 deaths of children."
"Ten retired nuns were barred from voting in the 2008 Indiana Democratic primary."
Recent stories featuring Leticia Van de Putte
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, recently wrote that the map of 36 Texas U.S. House districts advanced to Gov. Rick Perry by the Republican-controlled Legislature "diminishes the voting strength of the growing Hispanic electorate." Republican colleagues charged her with race-baiting.
We rated Mostly True an earlier claim like Van de Putte’s...
Halfway through the legislative session, we decided to review Gov. Rick Perry's campaign promises on the Perry-O-Meter.
Our meter moved from False to True last week.
When lawmakers debate, factual claims fly--keeping the Truth-O-Meter busy.
Readers tell us how they would have rated statements (and one suggests a leftish replacement for the Truth-O-Meter).
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