A Sacramento Bee editorial leveled several criticisms of Texas. We rated most of them True or Mostly True.
The Texas governor has fulfilled, or compromised on, more than half the promises he made winning re-election.
Rick Perry proclaimed a "phenomenal" increase in school funding. It shakes out as a decrease.
The Austin American-Statesman's Texas-centric venture in fact-checking political figures just turned three.
We’re getting closer to rating the fulfillment, or not, of all of Rick Perry’s 2010 campaign promises.
Texas can’t secede, we’ve noted. That hasn’t kept residents from signing a petition.
For Halloween, we highlight the scare tactics of 2012. Don't be afraid! The Truth-O-Meter says they're not true!
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
On the last night of the Republican National Convention, Mitt Romney accepted the party's presidential nomination -- and a Texas educator saluted specialized academies.
President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.
Rick Perry echoes a Dewhurst claim about Obama's golf outings.
The House approved two amendments Tuesday night to repeal a Bush-era law on light bulbs Here's a compilation of our many fact-checks on the light bulb law and what it would really do.
We've posted our review of a fresh claim that a Republican legislator gave in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.
Our look at this claim -- which caught fire -- reminded us we'd previously explored misconceptions about the Texas tuition law.
As the dispute over whether the state can exclude Planned Parenthood health centers from the Women’s Health Program plays out in court, we look back at two fact-checks of statements about Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the program.
At an NRA meeting, Rick Perry joked about the demand for the Ruger-made gun inspired by his 2010 coyote killing. Curious, we learned that demand for Ruger’s products in general is so high that all orders are temporarily suspended — though there’s no confirmed Perry factor.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry recently defended a form of ground beef that critics malign as "pink slime." In addition to calling the product "nutritious" and "affordable," the Texas governor described it as safe.
Is that right?
There's a new turn on a Perry promise about college scholarships, which we recently rated as a Compromise.
Rick Perry has been off the national campaign trail long enough for the Perry-O-Meter to crunch into gear. Here's proof.
When readers find us off our rockers, they let us know. Here’s to another dip in the mailbag.
Claims by or about Rick Perry as he stumped for president gave the Truth-O-Meter a vigorous workout.