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Battle of the week: welfare

Mitt Romney went first, attacking President Barack Obama over a welfare proposal. Then the White House fired back. In both cases, the results on the Truth-O-Meter were in the red.

By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 10:48 a.m.

Obama’s record on the Truth-O-Meter

President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.  

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 05:42 p.m.

Fifty fact checks of Rick Perry for president

Claims by or about Rick Perry as he stumped for president gave the Truth-O-Meter a vigorous workout. Highlights, please!  

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms, W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, January 20th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.

Mailbag: 'You’re a loser, aren't you?'

Our checks of claims about class sizes in Texas and Rick Perry’s hometown lacking a ZIP code drew many reader comments. We share a few.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 12:32 p.m.

Rick Perry and secession

Critics often say Texas Gov Rick Perry wanted his state to secede from the union. PolitiFact Texas has explored this--thrice now--and pinned what he really said.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 12:31 p.m.

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