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.
Larry Sabato’s claim made us wonder if Texas is the most populous reliably Republican state.
You can bet your Georgia peaches.
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.
Rick Perry carries the nation--in Pants on Fire ratings, that is, though it's not quite that simple.
Texas continues to gain more than 1,000 people a day. But it’s not the fastest-growing state.
In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration legislation, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims from all sides.
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.
In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration reform, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims on both sides.
A Democratic group's claim about the Texas voter ID law proved combustible. We've also checked other voting claims.
Highlights of our first online live chat: Multiple mentions of Obama and a chance to recap a doctored photo.
Perry, like Fiorina, understates the countries that permit abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.
The single public poll run since Davis filibustered the Texas anti-abortion legislation delivered a mixed message about her popularity.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued about jobs and the economy when they appeared together on Crossfire.
The governors of Texas and Maryland traded factual claims on CNN’s Crossfire.
A New Jersey Democratic proclaims Christie and Perry to be similar in bad ways.
And did Texas unemployment surge more than two percentage points during Perry’s governorship?
Chief executives of the states will discuss a variety of issues at the National Governors Association convention, which is set for Aug. 2 to 4, 2013, in Milwaukee.
We welcome them to Wisconsin with a roundup of recent gubernatorial Truth-O-Meter items produced by PolitiFact Wisconsin, as well as by our PolitiFact siblings in nine other states and at PolitiFact National.
In 2011, we agreed 80,000 abortions annually occur in Texas. Now that figure is too high.
Rick Perry's promised "exciting" plan? He's not seeking another term as governor at the least. See updates at statesman.com.
For our part, we are posting the Truth-O-Meter report card for the longest-serving governor in Texas history--and True-to-Pants on Fire report cards for various officeholders surely hankering to move up once Perry moves on.
For the price of a special legislative session, Texas could pay for many condoms or birth control pills or even sexual health educators, according to a sign we spotted.
Rick Perry described Wendy Davis today as born to an unwed mother and having given birth out of wedlock. News to us.