Democratic Sens. Frank Lautenberg, Bob Menendez go up against Truth-O-Meter
It’s a legend of Texas politics and, of late, a hatchet for foes of Gov. Rick Perry. The story goes that as a Democratic legislator, Perry chaired Democrat Al Gore’s presidential campaign in Texas.
The legend has been aired routinely for more than 13 years—all but unchallenged by Perry. PolitiFact Texas even repeated the story as fact. Well, scotch that.