Friday, October 31st, 2014

John Carter's file

Carter

Republican from Texas

Carter, of Georgetown, was initially elected to the U.S. House in 2002. He is a former state district judge.

Carter's statements by ruling

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

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John Carter's website

Recent statements involving John Carter

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McCaul: Obama plan entails release of hundreds of “dangerous criminals”

Michael McCaul warned. We checked.

John Carter's claim about board intruding between doctors and patients

Texas U.S. Rep. John Carter lofted a flawed claim about a federal board intruding between you and your doctor.

 

Obama’s record on the Truth-O-Meter

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



 

Sweeping statements oft fuel fact checks

As fact-checkers, we sit up especially straight when someone connected to Texas politics makes a flat-out claim. Absolutes seem to holler for review.

Pro-life, pro-choice, pro-truth

In American politics, few issues bring blood to a boil as consistently as abortion. Over the past 13 months, we’ve checked numerous related statements including, most recently, Gov. Rick Perry’s Jan. 22 declaration that there have been 50 million U.S. abortions since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.