When a Texan gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, the Texas Truth-O-Meter kicked into gear. The resulting check of a claim about Mitt Romney proved to be our readers No. 2 favorite of the year.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at 05:22 p.m.
Castro tracks Clinton about job gains on Obama's watch.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, September 10th, 2012 at 05:59 p.m.
By the time Barack Obama completed his speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination, PolitiFact researchers had completed 16 fact checks of Democratic speakers.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 10:48 p.m.
Julián Castro's keynote included what turned out to be a laugh line -- his claim that Mitt Romney advised college students to start a business by borrowing from their parents, if need be. Did Castro recap correctly?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 10:07 a.m.
President Barack Obama makes his case tonight for four more years in office during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Before he takes the stage, PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested a few more claims made this week during the convention by Democratic leaders. We will continue monitoring speakers throughout the Charlotte gathering, just like we did for the Republicans in Tampa. Want to comment on our rulings? Go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/politifact.georgia) or find us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/politifactga). And check our Facebook page throughout the day. We update it with new convention fact checks morning, noon and night.
By Janel Davis :: Published on Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
Four years ago, he bounced around Denver in relative obscurity. Tonight he’s got the coast-to-coast speaking slot that helped elevate a who’s-he state senator named Obama in 2004.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
Our latest checks of leading Texas Democrats and a Republican spotlight inaccurate -- or, at least, incomplete -- accounts of what happened when state lawmakers gathered in 2011.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 04:27 p.m.
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