Illegal immigration stirs voters. The topic also touches off curious claims.
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.
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.
Today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup leads off with a claim touching on income inequality and just gets sharper from there.
A Democratic group charged Perry with not wanting the federal minimum wage. Perry has lately said he opposes the federal government setting a minimum.
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?