Leo Berman's file:

Republican from Texas

Leo Berman is a state representative from Tyler.

Recent statements involving Leo Berman

Says judges are using Shariah law in Dearborn, Mich.

Says the hospital listed on Barack Obama’s just-publicized long-form birth certificate denies the president was born there.

Says the Hawaii governor "can’t find anything that says (President Barack Obama) was born in Hawaii."

Recent stories featuring Leo Berman

Obama’s record on the Truth-O-Meter:

President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.


PolitiFact Texas turns two:

PolitiFact Texas just turned 2 -- bounding into toddler-hood in part thanks to strong interest in fact checks of Rick Perry and Barack Obama.

Leo Berman claim about Obama topped our charts:

During the 140-day Texas legislative session that ended May 30, we tested claims from floor debates, press releases and advertising. But by far, our most-read article proved to be a check of state Rep. Leo Berman's statement about Barack Obama’s birthplace.

Presenting the top 10 PolitiFact Texas articles from January through May...

Flashback: Obama, the Mexico border and Shariah law:

Fact-checks of legislators and an Austin City Council hopeful blended last week with looks at President Obama’s statements while in Texas — plus our first review of a claim by the White House press secretary, Jay Carney.

Obama’s birthplace, a Perry promise, Texans gambling:

Our look into a Texas legislator’s assertion about President Barack Obama’s birthplace proved our readers’ favorite article last week. We also marked a Rick Perry promise "kept" and probed Texans gamboling to gamble.

To the Flashback...

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