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

Michael McCaul warned. We checked.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, June 21st, 2013 at 06:29 p.m.

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.  

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 10:18 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.

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.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 12:17 p.m.

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.

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.

Phoenix as kidnapping capital tops reader favorites

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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