Perry, Cornyn and Cruz stood behind a claim that only 30 percent of Texas physicians accept new Medicaid patients. Survey says otherwise.
We welcomed a long-look chance to describe our mission in the Austin American-Statesman.
John Cornyn’s disputed claim about hundreds of people nightly crossing a Texas ranch hasn't been confirmed. Other border claims have.
We’re showing our colors, readers say, which is bad.
A news bulletin said PolitiFact influenced a judge’s decision that the Texas school funding system is again unconstitutional.
Aw shucks. Really?
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.