The president’s one-day swing to the Austin area gave rise to fact checks of, and about, him.
Barack Obama came and went. Rick Perry and a leader of Texas Democrats took the occasion to loft jobs-related claims--now fact-checked.
A Texas congressman is silly, one reader writes.
PolitiFact Texas writes as if facts are irrelevant, another says.
Let’s open the mailbag.
A California editorial cartoonist said the state of Texas last inspected the plant in West in 2006. That’s not so.
Bill Hammond, who helms the Texas Association of Business, spoke up for business tax cuts by saying businesses pay 60 percent of taxes in the state. Really?
In a CNN interview, Perry said Obama has yet to respond to the 2010 letter on border security he tried to hand the president on the tarmac of a Texas airport. We see smoke.
PolitiFact in Washington took a longer look at a Ted Cruz claim about Medicaid expansion--and stuck with its original False rating.
Rick Perry says Barack Obama called Medicaid "broken." That’s Mostly True.
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!