Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.
Tea-party darling Dan Patrick, who whomped David Dewhurst in a runoff for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, has a mixed record on the Truth-O-Meter.
We’ve identified two Texas leaders--Cornyn and Davis. But we're not forecasting election results.
Leticia Van de Putte hasn’t run statewide before. But she has a PolitiFact report card.
The Texas race for lieutenant governor won’t top the 2014 ballot. But might it prove No. 1 with curious claims to check?
Leticia Van de Putte said Texans can be fired, or denied jobs, for being gay.
That’s not universally so.
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, recently wrote that the map of 36 Texas U.S. House districts advanced to Gov. Rick Perry by the Republican-controlled Legislature "diminishes the voting strength of the growing Hispanic electorate." Republican colleagues charged her with race-baiting.
We rated Mostly True an earlier claim like Van de Putte’s...
Halfway through the legislative session, we decided to review Gov. Rick Perry's campaign promises on the Perry-O-Meter.
Our meter moved from False to True last week.
When lawmakers debate, factual claims fly--keeping the Truth-O-Meter busy.
Readers tell us how they would have rated statements (and one suggests a leftish replacement for the Truth-O-Meter).