Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Greg Abbott's file

Abbott

Republican from Texas

Greg Abbott, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, is serving his third term as the state's attorney general. He's the 2014 Republican gubernatorial nominee.

Abbott's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Abbott's statements for that ruling.

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  • Mostly False7 (%)(7)
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  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Greg Abbott's website

Recent statements involving Greg Abbott

Recent stories featuring Greg Abbott

Wendy Davis wheelchair ad hammers 'Mostly True' claims

We didn’t rate the wheelchair ad.

 

But the Truth-O-Meter has chewed over two Wendy Davis’ claims in the spot.

September's popular fact checks include reviews of Ted Cruz, Wendy Davis

Our check of a Ted Cruz claim about crucifixions in Iraq proved our most-read article in September. But fact checks of Wendy Davis also attracted many readers.

 

September’s top 5 hits, ahead.

California, New York, Ted Nugent lofted in Texas gubernatorial debate

Greg Abbott considerably outpaced Wendy Davis -- 17 mentions of a reporter's first name to her one, unless we failed to notice a "Peggy" or two in their debate from a Dallas TV studio.

 

Ahem: Previously checked claims also bubbled up.

Previewing the Texas governor's debate

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis will debate Tuesday night as they seek to be elected the next Texas governor. PolitiFact Texas reviews their records on the Truth-O-Meter.

 

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"Capital Tonight" features PolitiFact Texas weekly

Paul Brown and "Capital Tonight" have been having us over to take questions. We share video proof (above).