We talked with KUT, 90.5 FM, about Louie Gohmert's claim about Americans lacking health coverage 40 years ago. Click the orange button to the right to listen.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
In 2013, readers flocked to our fact checks of chain emails, statements about abortion and our report card for Ted Cruz. Hope you’re ready for the PolitiFact Texas Top 10 of 2013.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 06:00 a.m.
Louie Gohmert said on C-SPAN that al Qaeda has camps south of the Rio Grande. That's speculative, we find.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 at 04:00 p.m.
Texas U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess says you won’t be able to buy traditional 100-watt light bulbs next year. That claim drew our inaugural rating of Mostly False, which this week replaced Barely True on the Truth-O-Meter.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 12:14 p.m.
As fact-checkers, we sit up especially straight when someone connected to Texas politics makes a flat-out claim. Absolutes seem to holler for review.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 12:17 p.m.
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