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Al Franken fact-checks Ted Cruz

Al Franken fact-checks Ted Cruz in a new book.

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 fact checks of 2016

Our investigation into claims by President-elect Donald Trump, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all made PolitiFact California's Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2016.

Ted Cruz claim about Obama handing over Internet led to our No. 4 fact check of 2016

Ted Cruz's incorrect claim about Barack Obama handing off management of the internet resulted in our No. 4 most-clicked fact check from 2016.

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2016

We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.

Ted Cruz's false abortion claim was our No. 7 hit of 2016

Ted Cruz's claim about Hillary Clinton on abortion led to our No. 7 most-clicked fact check of 2016.

Did Ted Cruz pledge to back the Republican nominee?

In his speech at the Republican convention, Ted Cruz didn’t endorse Donald Trump. We look back at his statements about the party’s loyalty pledge

The third night of the 2016 Republican National Convention, fact-checked

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.  

Ted Cruz's 'Pants on Fire' claim about U.N. shredding First Amendment

Ted Cruz had seven Pants on Fire ratings on his Truth-O-Meter record before he suspended his presidential campaign. He just landed "Pants" No. 8 for a flawed claim about a U.N. resolution shredding the First Amendment.

Anatomy of a talking point: Donald Trump on the JFK assassination

The way Donald Trump launched an inaccurate and inflammatory attack on Ted Cruz’s father has become a pattern.

Fact-checking Ted Cruz

After the Texas senator lost to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz suspended his 2016 presidential campaign. We look at his Truth-O-Meter scorecard and a few of our notable fact-checks.   Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald

Ted Cruz, win or lose, has the Texas Truth-O-Meter

Ted Cruz, a political unknown just a few years ago, is no longer running for president after losing Indiana's Republican presidential primary to Donald Trump.   Still, the Texas senator will always have the Truth-O-Meter.   See PolitiFact's recap of Cruz dropping his bid.    

Ted Cruz targets Donald Trump in CA GOP convention speech. Some claims miss, others on target

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took aim at Donald Trump, including on the New York billionaire's foreign policy stance, during his Saturday speech at the California Republican Party Convention. From our initial look, Cruz missed the target a few times, but also scored some hits.

Fact-checking claims by Donald Trump & John Kasich at the CA GOP convention

A social media look back at Friday's questionable claims and some protest scenes from the first day at the California Republican Party Convention. Tweets are from @CAPolitiFact and @CapRadioNews.    

So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina & John Kasich to headline CA GOP convention

PolitiFact California will be fact-checking claims made by presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich at the California Republican Party Convention this week. Follow us @CAPolitiFact for live tweets from the event. 

Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and the Truth-O-Meter

Ted Cruz says Carly Fiorina will be his running mate should he overtake Donald Trump to become the Republican presidential nominee.   That's Canadian-born, Texas-reared Cruz potentially bidding with Austin-born Fiorina...   Say you want to keep up with Ted Cruz on the Truth-O-Meter.   CLICK!

Donald Trump brings troublesome relationship with the truth to California

As California's June 7th primary election draws near, PolitiFact California is highlighting how presidential candidates fare with the truth on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while in the Golden State. 

Bernie Sanders has never felt the burn of PolitiFact’s Pants On Fire rating

As California's June 7th primary election draws near, PolitiFact California is highlighting how presidential candidates fare with the truth on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while in the Golden State. 

As she heads to California, how has Hillary Clinton fared with the truth?

As presidential candidates arrive in the state, PolitiFact California is highlighting their records with the truth. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while on California soil.