Texan Julián Castro is reportedly among Democrats being vetted to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate. To date, the HUD secretary and former San Antonio mayor has a Half True through True PolitiFact record. We’ve checked nearly a dozen Castro claims.
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Julián Castro charged Bernie Sanders with voting to protect the Minutemen "hate group." HALF TRUE.
Stumping in San Antonio, Hillary Clinton said the U.S. loses about 90 people a day--to guns. We wondered. SEE CLINTON’S FULL TRUTH-O-METER REPORT CARD.
Texans say the darndest things--such as many college students don’t pay any college tuition. That was one of a few ear-catching claims we heard from participants in the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival. Maybe you’ll spot something we should check.
Julián Castro, the Texan in President Obama's cabinet, recently declared that less than half of the poorest Americans have home Internet subscriptions. True, we found. READ THE FACT CHECK HERE.
Ever get behind on mail? We sure did. Open the mailbag, Arthur.
We figure we've done around 200 fact checks of Texas candidates and political figures leading into November’s balloting. Ready to gorge?
It’s True Republican state comptroller nominee Glenn Hegar expressed pride in not increasing education aid. But Democratic nominee Mike Collier incorrectly said we made a judgment linking that legislative action to thousands of fired teachers.
San Antonio’s mayor said Dan Patrick proposed Arizona-style "show-me-your-papers legislation." Patrick called that a lie. Truth-O-Meter says…
Dan Patrick and Julián Castro faced off over immigration, getting chances to improve their respective Truth-O-Meter records.
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.
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
Castro tracks Clinton about job gains on Obama's watch.
By the time Barack Obama completed his speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination, PolitiFact researchers had completed 16 fact checks of Democratic speakers.
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?
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.
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.
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.