Two years passed between PolitiFact Texas fact checks of Sarah Palin; the latest pair had to do with Palin’s critique of the indictments of Gov. Rick Perry.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 09:40 a.m.
In a tweet critical of Perry, O’Rourke charged the governor with falsely saying car bombs are going off in El Paso, which O'Rourke called the safest U.S. city. O’Rourke was time traveling.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at 06:00 a.m.
The former Alaska governor weighs in, with mixed results, on Gov. Rick Perry's indictment in Texas. Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, talks about the increasing militarization of America's civilian police forces -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 09:45 a.m.
Today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup includes everything from claims that billionaires George Soros and Bill and Melinda Gates are tied to the Ebola outbreak in Africa to assertions that crime in Texas' Rio Grande Valley is below that of other big-cities areas in the Lone Star State.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 09:29 a.m.
In a Sunday interview, Perry asserted there’s a frightening record being set. Pants on Fire, PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., found.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 11:08 a.m.
Winners: Ted Cruz and Rick Perry, while Wendy Davis landed 10th and Greg Abbott didn’t make the cut. Rest easy, punditoids. We’re solely talking about July's 10 most-viewed PolitiFact Texas fact checks, including three Pants on Fire results.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 04:20 p.m.
It's all immigration, all the time in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup. Rick Perry, Glenn Beck and Lou Dobbs are among those whose claims are up for inspection.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 at 10:25 a.m.
Rick Perry and Greg Abbott, championing border security, each attributed 3,000 killings to people jailed in Texas living in the United States without legal authorization. But their declared source for this figure doesn’t prove out such claims--and there are unanswered questions.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 04:00 p.m.
Hillary Clinton claims her husband was "a hundred times" more effective at creating jobs than President Ronald Reagan. Time for today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 09:49 a.m.
Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?
By Lauren Carroll :: Published on Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 10:18 a.m.
Perry and Paul have opposing views on whether America should intervene in other countries' conflicts, but their solutions for Iraq have similarities with each other -- and with President Barack Obama.
By Lauren Carroll :: Published on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 01:55 p.m.
President Obama makes a pitch for paid maternity leaves, while his Veep issues a couple of claims of his own relating to personal wealth. All in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 09:25 a.m.
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.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry gets it right in a border-crossing claim, while a few others end up in flames. It's today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 09:34 a.m.
Illegal immigration stirs voters. The topic also touches off curious claims.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 06:00 a.m.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry tapped interest groups, not scientists, to research his case against President Barack Obama, according to an Austin American-Statesman news story. We earlier rated a claim in Perry's May letter to Obama as Half True.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 11:13 a.m.
Ted Cruz won a presidential straw poll of Texas Republicans taken last week. But is the Canada-born Cruz constitutionally eligible to run? A PolitiFact team looked at that last year.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 09:34 a.m.
Today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup leads off with a claim touching on income inequality and just gets sharper from there.
By Dana Tims :: Published on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 12:18 p.m.
A Democratic group charged Perry with not wanting the federal minimum wage. Perry has lately said he opposes the federal government setting a minimum.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 06:00 a.m.
PolitiFact welcomed us to its inaugural Google Hangout this week. We talked about the prospect of Ted Cruz and Rick Perry vying for president--and how you can win a PolitiFact Texas coaster.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 06:00 a.m.
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