Davis and Abbott squared off in the Rio Grande Valley. Now we'll have fresh chances to expand their Truth-O-Meter records.
It's not fisticuffs, but it's as close as we get in Texas politics. Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis debate today in the Rio Grande Valley.
Warm up with some fact checks?
Greg Abbott is spending money to bring supporters to the Rio Grande Valley, where he and Wendy Davis are set to debate this week.
Ted Cruz invoked PolitiFact's Lie of the Year as a reason Barack Obama isn’t necessarily to be trusted.
It’s True Republican state comptroller nominee Glenn Hegar expressed pride in not increasing education aid. But Democratic nominee Mike Collier incorrectly said we made a judgment linking that legislative action to thousands of fired teachers.
An ominous ad about Greg Abbott and a salesman-rapist led our fact checks sparking the most reader interest in August.
Multiple political figures this summer made questionable claims about the Texas-Mexico border region and/or illegal immigrants -- ranging from people from terrorist states to Ukrainians to children from Central America. (And no, those weren't the political figures.)
The Truth-O-Meter leaned south.
How many times can we fact-check Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis?
Two years passed between PolitiFact Texas fact checks of Sarah Palin; the latest pair had to do with Palin’s critique of the indictments of Gov. Rick Perry.
In a tweet critical of Perry, O’Rourke charged the governor with falsely saying car bombs are going off in El Paso, which O'Rourke called the safest U.S. city.
O’Rourke was time traveling.
Perhaps you’re familiar with five things to know about Rick Perry’s indictment. Now comes PolitiFact with seven tips toward better fact checks.
It’s been too long since we shared reader emails. Open the mailbag, Andy.
Ted Cruz took a bribe from the billionaire Kochs to make a proposal, a pro-Democratic group said.
That's ridiculously unfounded.
We’re sharing tweets about our fact check of an ad from Wendy Davis about Greg Abbott’s position in a case when he served on the Texas Supreme Court.
Until now, Henry Cisneros hadn't faced the Truth-O-Meter. He recently got it right about the new mayor of San Antonio making history.