Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Kay Bailey Hutchison's file

Hutchison

Republican from Texas

Kay Bailey Hutchison, initially elected to the U.S. Senate in 1993, did not seek re-election in 2012. She ran for governor in 2010, losing the Republican nomination to incumbent Rick Perry.

Hutchison's statements by ruling

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Kay Bailey Hutchison's website

Recent statements involving Kay Bailey Hutchison

True

Twenty, nearly 20 years after KBH arrived

Mostly True

Unemployment: $20 million. Food stamps: $0.

Full Flop

Bye bye bacon

Kay Bailey Hutchison
Kay Bailey Hutchison

On an earmark moratorium.

Recent stories featuring Kay Bailey Hutchison

Craig James, fellow Republicans in U.S. Senate race deplore Obama's leadership

Republicans seeking a Texas U.S. Senate seat have questioned Obama's leadership -- with Craig James recently saying the president seeks to ban U.S. firearms. That claim is smoky.

Mailbag: ‘You reminded me of my English teacher’

We’ve been catching up on messages from readers, some wishing we’d reconsider our judgments.

Fact-checking claims on jobs from across the nation

On the heels of a better-than-expected jobs report, we take a look at recent jobs-related fact-checks in PolitiFact and its state affiliates -- and find many of the claims wanting.
 

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.

Truth-O-Meter report card on Kay Bailey Hutchison

After Texas' senior U.S. senator announced she won't run for re-election, we decided to review her past ratings on the Truth-O-Meter.