Thursday, March 26th, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on March 23, 2015.

The scorecards so far

With Ted Cruz’s announcement that he’s running for president, we look at a snapshot of how a few potential presidential hopefuls are doing on our Truth-O-Meter.

 

• From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president?

• The health care law turns 5: What came true and what didn’t

 

The Latest from PolitiFact

False

Funding a student study does not a regulation make

Sign a "universal" health care bill

Pants on Fire!

Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too

Half-True

New data says differences have waned

Pants on Fire!

Solar debate overcast in Louisiana, not Georgia

Mostly True

Yes, though many profs got no grants at all

Half-True

The foods are common, organisms in the food are not