Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 05:43 p.m.
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.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 09:32 a.m.
We’ve identified two Texas leaders--Cornyn and Davis. But we're not forecasting election results.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 12:26 p.m.
Leticia Van de Putte hasn’t run statewide before. But she has a PolitiFact report card.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 10:32 a.m.
The Texas race for lieutenant governor won’t top the 2014 ballot. But might it prove No. 1 with curious claims to check?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.
Leticia Van de Putte said Texans can be fired, or denied jobs, for being gay. That’s not universally so.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 10:49 a.m.
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...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Halfway through the legislative session, we decided to review Gov. Rick Perry's campaign promises on the Perry-O-Meter.
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 09:25 a.m.
Our meter moved from False to True last week.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 06:00 a.m.
When lawmakers debate, factual claims fly--keeping the Truth-O-Meter busy.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 10:39 a.m.
Readers tell us how they would have rated statements (and one suggests a leftish replacement for the Truth-O-Meter).
By Ciara O'Rourke :: Published on Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.
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