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Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke lofted many factual claims in debate.
We spotted a few that have been fact-checked before.
Story, "Cruz and O’Rourke Confident in First Debate, But There Was No Clear Winner," Texas Monthly, Sept. 22, 2018
News story, "Beto O’Rourke visits 254th Texas county in bid for U.S. Senate," Houston Chronicle, June 11, 2018
Fact-check, "Bernie Sanders: The United States has 'more people in jail than any other country on Earth,'" PolitiFact, Oct. 13, 2015
Story, "Beto O’Rourke’s claims on African Americans and police shootings," the Fact Checker, The Washington Post, Aug. 30, 2018
Story, "Lie of the Year: 'If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,'" PolitiFact, Dec. 13, 2013
Fact-checks, PolitiFact Texas, "Ted Cruz says Beto O'Rourke is 'open to abolishing ICE,'" PolitiFact Texas, Aug. 6, 2018; "PAC backing Ted Cruz falsely says Beto O'Rourke voted against body armor for border sheriffs," Sept. 13, 2018
News story, "Fact check: Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke’s statements during the Senate debate," Dallas Morning News, Sept. 21, 2018
News story, "’Modern-day Jim Crow.’ ‘We're going to protect pre-existing conditions.’ Here’s a closer look at claims made at Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke's debate," Texas Tribune, Sept. 22, 2018