Friday, October 31st, 2014

Steve Ogden's file

Ogden

Republican from Texas

Steve Ogden, initially elected to the Senate in early 1997, went on the chair the budget-drafting Senate Finance Committee. He previously served in the Texas House and U.S. Navy. He did not seek re-election in 2012.

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Steve Ogden's website

Recent statements involving Steve Ogden

Mostly True

Analyses support statement, but businesses pass on tax burden

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Perry has approved budgets that spent it all

Recent stories featuring Steve Ogden

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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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