Elections

Texas PolitiFact Examines Campaign for Lieutenant Governor

Fact-checking journalists look at claims made by candidates.

As they head into a runoff election, Lieutenant Governor candidates David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick are standing behind comments they made last fall, even though a fact-checking group has decided some of what they said is false or taken out of context.

 

First, a look at what PolitiFact Texas found when it examined a Dewhurst claim about cutting taxes.

 

Koffler also reports on a claim by Dan Patrick that he continues to defend.

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