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VERIFY: Fact-checking what was said during the Texas gubernatorial debate

Oct 01, 2022 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    12% Somewhat Conservative

  • Reliability

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  • Policy Leaning

    -30% Medium Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -15% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

55% : Our source on this one is Customs and Border Protection data.
55% : CBP reports seizing more than 12,900 pounds of fentanyl this fiscal year.
53% : And CBP confirms border crossings are higher this year than in previous years dating back to 2019.
35% :Border security was a major issue on the debate stage Friday night.
33% : O'Rourke's website calls for ensuring law enforcement agencies have everything they need to bring justice to victims.
31% : Yes, O'Rourke alluded to redirecting police funding in a 2020 podcast but did not specifically call for defunding the police.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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