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.
Time ran out on legislation pitched as improving abortion regulation in Texas. But Gov. Rick Perry called another special session, starting Monday.
We spent the filibuster week on a quartet of related fact checks, including whether Perry accurately described Sen. Wendy Davis' childhood and early adulthood.
Perry’s fresh pitch-and-woo for businesses to move to Texas touches on established claims about jobs and people heading our way.
The Truth-O-Meter rated the claims Mostly True to False.
Rick Perry touted 13 Texas institutions offering $10,000 college degrees. We wondered.
El Paso's county judge said the city is the safest burg of its size in the country. That sounded familiar--and flawed.
Once a week for two years, Austin's KUT News has talked through one of our fact checks.
Cake time? Kind of.
Rick Perry, exhorting the Boy Scouts to continue excluding gays, analogized to Sam Houston and slavery on the eve of the Civil War. We wondered about that.