Gilberto Hinojosa's file


Democrat from Texas

Gilberto Hinojosa, a former elected judge for Cameron County in the Rio Grande Valley, won election as chairman of the Texas Democratic Party in June 2012.

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Finding the facts about immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border

Multiple political figures this summer made questionable claims about the Texas-Mexico border region and/or illegal immigrants -- ranging from people from terrorist states to Ukrainians to children from Central America. (And no, those weren't the political figures.)

The Truth-O-Meter leaned south.

Obama, Dewhurst and a climate change musical figured into readers’ favorite April fact checks

What do Barack Obama, David Dewhurst and a climate change musical have in common?

Readers flocked to fact checks about them in April. We highlight the Texas top 10.

Texas Truth-O-Meter: Kesha Rogers is a Democrat

Kesha Rogers is not a Democrat, according to the chairman of the Texas Democratic Party. We concluded otherwise.

UPDATED: Grading Texas claims by, and about, Barack Obama

The president’s one-day swing to the Austin area gave rise to fact checks of, and about, him.

Obama, Perry, Hinojosa and jobs, jobs, jobs

Barack Obama came and went. Rick Perry and a leader of Texas Democrats took the occasion to loft jobs-related claims--now fact-checked.