Similar ridiculous claims by Greg Abbott and David Dewhurst caught the Truth-O-Meter on fire.
What do Barack Obama, David Dewhurst and a climate change musical have in common?
Readers flocked to fact checks about them in April. We highlight the Texas top 10.
Wendy Davis said Greg Abbott wants to force 4-year-olds to take standardized tests. In reality, volunteering school districts would choose how to assess pre-kindergarten classes.
We’ve checked more than 100 claims by the 20-plus Texans still in the running for statewide office with David Dewhurst proving--by far--the figure most familiar with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.
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.