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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.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 01:00 p.m.

Mailbag: “What a complete waste of newsprint.”

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

By :: Published on Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 01:23 p.m.

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.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 12:52 p.m.

Facts debatable? Truth-O-Meter says no

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

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 10:39 a.m.

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