Our fact checks of claims about the U.S. Census Bureau and President Barack Obama having a hand in assassinating citizens were readers’ favorite fact checks in March.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 09:52 a.m.
Roger Williams alerted us to a shuttered congressional laundry. But it's reopened.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 07:46 a.m.
The word "criminal" has popped up in recent, checked candidate or campaign group statements. And for fiscal wonks, there’s a whopping Truth-O-Metered sales tax claim. We invite you to read our latest items before the Texas primary runoffs.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Sunday, July 29th, 2012 at 06:00 a.m.
President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 05:42 p.m.
Williams cries foul about federal aid launching a Washington pancake house. We sniff the syrup.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 03:02 p.m.
Readers objected to our finding no basis to a description of Barack Obama as a socialist.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 11:07 a.m.
We poked into more than 30 claims by, or about, candidates on the Texas party primary ballots, extending from remarks by U.S. Senate candidates through those by hopefuls for Travis County and Williamson County posts. Reminders dead ahead.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 12:56 p.m.
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