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Sarah Palin twice, the DA's vodka, Rand Paul on tanks: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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.

George Soros and Ebola, Lindsey Graham's 'attack,' Rio Grande crime: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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.

Rick Perry doubles down on people from countries with terrorist ties crossing border

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.

Cruz cruises, Perry closes, Davis 10th--Abbott out of running

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.

Immigration claims aplenty from Rick Perry, Glenn Beck, Lou Dobbs: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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.

Greg Abbott, Rick Perry air unconfirmed claims about 3,000 murders by unauthorized immigrants

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.

Clinton versus Reagan, Rick Perry's letter, North Korea's World Cup chances:

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.

Rick Perry, Rand Paul and American interventionism

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.

Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?

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.

Obama on leave, Biden in stocks, Western threats in Syria: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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.

What do Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, Donna Howard and Jodie Laubenberg have in common?

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.

Rick Perry's borderline truth, chain emails up in flames: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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 a hot tamale topic in Texas

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.

Report: Rick Perry letter to Obama reveals the ‘difference between a scientist and a politician’

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.

Is Ted Cruz, victor of Texas straw poll, eligible to run for president?

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.

Income inequality in Texas, Maxine Waters' secret edge, Obama on D-Day: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

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.

Rick Perry opposes the federal government setting minimum wage

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.

Cruz versus Perry for president featured on a Google Hangout

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.

Is Texas the most reliably Republican big state? You bet your Georgia peaches

Larry Sabato’s claim made us wonder if Texas is the most populous reliably Republican state. You can bet your Georgia peaches.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 11:20 a.m.

Top 10 most fact-checked people on the Truth-O-Meter

Curious about who -- other than President Barack Obama -- has been fact-checked on the Truth-O-Meter most often? We were, too. So we created a list.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 09:00 a.m.

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