We’ll listen for curious claims during the Texas Tribune Festival taking place at the University of Texas--and we’ll have help.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 01:18 p.m.
The single public poll run since Davis filibustered the Texas anti-abortion legislation delivered a mixed message about her popularity.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 12:26 p.m.
A pro-Democratic group said Abbott misspent more than $1 million in grant aid. That's a Truth-O-Meter False.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 10:57 a.m.
Rick Perry's promised "exciting" plan? He's not seeking another term as governor at the least. See updates at statesman.com. For our part, we are posting the Truth-O-Meter report card for the longest-serving governor in Texas history--and True-to-Pants on Fire report cards for various officeholders surely hankering to move up once Perry moves on.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, July 8th, 2013 at 01:16 p.m.
El Paso's county judge said the city is the safest burg of its size in the country. That sounded familiar--and flawed.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 11:45 a.m.
The president’s one-day swing to the Austin area gave rise to fact checks of, and about, him.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 11:22 a.m.
We’re showing our colors, readers say, which is bad.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at 05:22 p.m.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently touted 50 election-fraud convictions. After a close look, we subtracted 29.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 04:59 p.m.
Gov. Rick Perry hosted Greta Van Susteren of Fox News on the Texas border this week and talked about border security, the president’s recent El Paso stop and that Perry is "tempted" to run for president in 2012. We heard claims like those we’ve checked before.
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 11:48 a.m.
President Barack Obama made some testable claims during Tuesday's immigration policy speech in El Paso. But PolitiFact has previously checked numerous border-related statements.
By :: Published on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at 12:08 p.m.
The No. 1 article on our website of late? A flawed shot at Gov. Rick Perry, who sailed to re-election Tuesday. But this fall's PolitiFact Texas Top 15 reflects statements by and about other political figures too...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 12:28 p.m.
Whether it's justifying or attacking Arizona's immigration law, or making the case for improved security on the Texas-Mexico border, elected officials have kept us busy checking claims about violence on our southern border.
By :: Published on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.
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