Rick Hardcastle's file:

Republican from Texas

Rick Hardcastle was first elected to the Texas House in 1998. He did not seek re-election in 2012.

Recent statements involving Rick Hardcastle

Benzene has "never been proven to be harmful."

Recent stories featuring Rick Hardcastle

Mailbag: "It's no wonder you people are losing your jobs.":

Our inbox was bulging with criticism, compliments and some choice words to keep our egos in check.

Ron Paul's belly ache, two Texas Pants-on-Fires:

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, bellied up to a Half True claim in the first pre-2012 GOP presidential debate last week. In our fact checks, we rated a pair of other Texans’ statements Pants on Fire.

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