President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 05:42 p.m.
PolitiFact Texas just turned 2 -- bounding into toddler-hood in part thanks to strong interest in fact checks of Rick Perry and Barack Obama.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
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...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 09:53 a.m.
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.
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...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 11:18 a.m.
In a move to end "birther" claims that he wasn’t born in the United States, President Barack Obama released his long-form birth certificate Wednesday. State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, remained skeptical.
By :: Published on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 05:46 p.m.
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