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Democrat from Texas

Carol Alvarado represents Houston in the Texas House of Representatives. Before being elected, she served on the Houston City Council from 2002-2008 and as Mayor Pro Tem from 2004-2008.

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Pre-abortion ultrasounds in Texas

A New York Times columnist's concerns about the new Texas law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound reminded us of our check of a 2011 claim.

Mailbag: “What a complete waste of newsprint.”

We fact-check lawmakers, while readers put us in check.

Austin's Lee Leffingwell survives debut at PolitiFact

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell survived his debut on the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week while statements from three legislators, a Democratic activist and a New York Times columnist also rocked the needle.

Read on. It's the debut of the PolitiFact Texas Flashback.

Facts debatable? Truth-O-Meter says no

When lawmakers debate, factual claims fly--keeping the Truth-O-Meter busy.