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What do Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, Donna Howard and Jodie Laubenberg have in common?

Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 05:43 p.m.

Presenting: The top 10 PolitiFact Texas fact checks of 2013

In 2013, readers flocked to our fact checks of chain emails, statements about abortion and our report card for Ted Cruz. Hope you’re ready for the PolitiFact Texas Top 10 of 2013.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 06:00 a.m.

Price check: Texas special session versus condoms, birth control pills or sexual health educators

For the price of a special legislative session, Texas could pay for many condoms or birth control pills or even sexual health educators, according to a sign we spotted. Let's shop.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 03:06 p.m.

Perry: Wendy Davis born to unwed mother, later gave birth out of wedlock

Rick Perry described Wendy Davis today as born to an unwed mother and having given birth out of wedlock. News to us.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, July 1st, 2013 at 11:46 a.m.

Rick Perry's 'Half True' description of Wendy Davis

Time ran out on legislation pitched as improving abortion regulation in Texas. But Gov. Rick Perry called another special session, starting Monday. We spent the filibuster week on a quartet of related fact checks, including whether Perry accurately described Sen. Wendy Davis' childhood and early adulthood.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 05:29 p.m.

Laubenberg says her "rape kit" claim may have come out muddled

With the fate of legislation limiting abortions in Texas in question, a legislator who likened rape kits and a surgical procedure advised us that she knows that's not correct and did not intend to say as much.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.

UPDATED: Truth-O-Meter and abortion claims

The wee-hours debate in Texas over changes in law related to abortion generated one claim we found smoky. Meantime, we're sharing past fact checks regarding abortion.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 04:30 p.m.

Texas supports a show glorifying cheaters?

You never know what you’ll hear on the Texas House floor. So it shouldn’t have been a surprise when a legislator said government props up a show glorifying cheating spouses.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, April 15th, 2013 at 01:51 p.m.

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