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.
Urging Texans to visit a website connecting visitors to their legislators, the actor says Texas ranks 44th in education spending per student. We’ve checked that.
Counting all Texas school districts as one entity, you’re eyeing the fifth-largest employer in the world--one that’s about the size of the U.S. Postal Service. That’s the latest in a busload of education claims to face a Texas fact check.
After Gov. Rick Perry’s optimistic State of the State address, Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis ripped ruling Republicans while also launching statements that sounded very familiar — as in already fact-checked.
Gov. Rick Perry, no fan of the federal government, has said Washington has three responsibilities: extending the military, securing the border and delivering the mail on time.
He also says the feds have blown two of those three. We've not asked which one he considers a success, but can't complain about the mail: our (in) box lacks not.