Republican from Texas
Ron Paul is a Texas physician who is in his second stint in Congress. He was in the House from 1977 to 1985, and was the Libertarian Party nominee for president in 1988. He was elected again to Congress in 1996 as a Republican.
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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.
We welcomed a long-look chance to describe our mission in the Austin American-Statesman.
Ron Paul's zinger about setting the income-tax rate at zero for everyone touched off the Truth-O-Meter. Our review put him in our readers' favorite articles of 2012 for the third time.
Ron Paul's flawed claim about a poll and the gold standard landed him in our top 10 reader favorite fact-checks of 2012 for a second time.
A one-time U.S. Senate hopeful who lost his 2012 U.S. House bid before ending up in state office accounts for our readers' No. 8 favorite fact-check of 2012.
And Michael Williams aired his remark in 2011.
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