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Republican from Texas

As a Republican state senator, Ken Paxton won election as Texas attorney general in 2014. He previously served as a Texas House member from McKinney.

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Ken Paxton no longer nation's only indicted statewide official

Ken Paxton's reign as the nation's sole indicted statewide official didn't last long.

Checking gay marriage claims across the country

For the first time, a legally-permitted gay marriage ceremony took place in Texas today, though that legality is under challenge by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton as we type.

 

We're sharing the Austin American-Statesman's exclusive video of the Austin ceremony here as we recap Truth-O-Meter rulings on statements about marriage.

Republicans rolled in Texas; not everyone fact-checked yet

John Cornyn and Greg Abbott were among the Republicans who won every race for statewide office again -- the kind of sweep that Texas voters have touched off every year since 1996.

 

We've got work ahead. Not all the winners have extensive Truth-O-Meter report cards.

Dewhurst, Cornyn among most-fact-checked Texans still in running for statewide office

We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.