Michael McCaul warned. We checked.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, June 21st, 2013 at 06:29 p.m.
Texas U.S. Rep. John Carter lofted a flawed claim about a federal board intruding between you and your doctor.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 10:18 a.m.
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.
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.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 12:17 p.m.
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.
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.
When Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst referred to Phoenix in June as the world's No. 2 kidnapping capital, it got our attention. Our resulting review proved to be one of our readers' favorite truth tests, though statements by Rick Perry, John Cornyn and even Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert also intrigued readers. Click on for our inaugural Top 10.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
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