Paul Sadler and Ted Cruz debate on a football Friday night. We’ll listen, tweet and seek your advice on fresh claims to check.
PolitiFact researchers in Washington, Florida, Georgia and Wisconsin leaped to noting the factual claims by Joe Biden and Paul Ryan. Some early returns are in.
Ted Cruz whiffed on an income-tax claim earlier this year. He connected regarding Paul Sadler.
Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler, who rumbled in a Dallas debate, already had Truth-O-Meter report cards.
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
On the first night of the Republican National Convention, GOP speakers proclaim the value of hard work and criticize the country's direction under President Barack Obama.
Palin’s Texas visit boosting Cruz gave us a new claim for the Truth-O-Meter: Is one in seven U.S. families on food stamps?
Cruz and Sadler, November foes, have each met the Texas Truth-O-Meter.
Heading into the Texas primary runoffs, we’ve stacked up about a dozen related fact-checks. Meantime, a Sarah Palin check is in the works.
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.
A group that favors Cruz says the major Texas newspapers call Dewhurst a moderate. That's Mostly False.
In Dallas, Republicans Cruz and Dewhurst duked it out in advance of their July 31 Republican primary runoff election. We tracked some tough, familiar claims. Did you hear a fresh, untested sally?
Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst hatch competing ads about a payroll tax and being a businessman, respectively. We’ve probed both topics.
As noted by the Houston Chronicle, Dewhurst is trying to remind Republicans that Cruz did not endorse Cornyn for a leadership role. We earlier checked a related jab.
Paul Sadler says his Democratic U.S. Senate opponent ran twice for statewide office as a Republican. Indeed.
We’ve rated three recent ridiculous claims as Pants on Fire. One was made by a political group, the others by David Dewhurst and Craig James.
The top two vote-getters in the Republican U.S. Senate primary — David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz — are headed to a July 31 runoff. And theirs is not the only unsettled contest. That means about 60 additional days for the Truth-O-Meter to weigh candidate claims.
The Associated Press forecasts a Republican runoff in Texas for that party's U.S. Senate nomination. That means about 60 additional days for the Truth-O-Meter to weigh candidate claims. Runoffs occur July 31.
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.
Republicans seeking a Texas U.S. Senate seat have questioned Obama's leadership -- with Craig James recently saying the president seeks to ban U.S. firearms. That claim is smoky.