Primary election returns aren't final, but John Cornyn crushed his proclaimed tea-party challenger while Democrats might face a May runoff to settle on Cornyn's November foe.
We've piled up our latest fact checks of Cornyn and outright winners Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. For the latest results, go to www.statesman.com.
Greg Abbott, running for governor, told CNN this week that campaigning with provocative rocker Ted Nugent "was a way to expose Wendy Davis for her flip-flopping on gun-related issues."
In November, before Davis announced her support for allowing licensed Texans to openly carry pistols on their hips, we took an in-depth look at her positions and votes on gun issues going back to her days on the Fort Worth City Council. Read on for more.
Greg Abbott has been accused of labeling the Texs-Mexico border region "third world." What exactly did he say?
Austin's KUT, 90.5 FM, asked us to unpack our check of a Wendy Davis claim. Listen by clicking on the orange button to the right.
We read the divorce decree. We queried expert lawyers. We found a Wendy Davis claim Mostly True.
Austin's KUT, 90.5 FM, quizzed us about our latest check of a claim by Wendy Davis--about payday lenders.
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We’re hacks twice over, according to reader blasts. It’s time to open our mailbag.
Davis says Abbott fought school districts in court and defended billions of dollars in education cuts. Yes, but…
We’ve identified two Texas leaders--Cornyn and Davis. But we're not forecasting election results.
A Democratic group's claim about the Texas voter ID law proved combustible. We've also checked other voting claims.
We saw flaws in two recent claims critical of Davis--one about abortion, the other about taxes.
Wendy Davis declared today that she's running for governor, first by email.
She’s already got a Truth-O-Meter report card.
We’ll listen for curious claims during the Texas Tribune Festival taking place at the University of Texas--and we’ll have help.
The single public poll run since Davis filibustered the Texas anti-abortion legislation delivered a mixed message about her popularity.
For the price of a special legislative session, Texas could pay for many condoms or birth control pills or even sexual health educators, according to a sign we spotted.
Rick Perry described Wendy Davis today as born to an unwed mother and having given birth out of wedlock. News to us.
Time ran out on legislation pitched as improving abortion regulation in Texas. But Gov. Rick Perry called another special session, starting Monday.
We spent the filibuster week on a quartet of related fact checks, including whether Perry accurately described Sen. Wendy Davis' childhood and early adulthood.
With the fate of legislation limiting abortions in Texas in question, a legislator who likened rape kits and a surgical procedure advised us that she knows that's not correct and did not intend to say as much.
We welcomed a long-look chance to describe our mission in the Austin American-Statesman.
Our latest checks of leading Texas Democrats and a Republican spotlight inaccurate -- or, at least, incomplete -- accounts of what happened when state lawmakers gathered in 2011.