Friday, October 24th, 2014

Fact-checking Rick Perry’s presidential run

Anita Perry joined Rick Perry stumping in August (AP photo).
Anita Perry joined Rick Perry stumping in August (AP photo).

From the start of his run for president last summer, Texas Gov. Rick Perry lofted multiple claims drawing our fact-checks — including our early rating of his 2010 promise not to run for president as Broken.

Political foes similarly made interesting statements regarding Perry, who has nearly three years remaining in his latest gubernatorial term.

To the right, we’ve compiled many of our Truth-O-Meter articles on, or related to, Perry’s quest. For all Rick Perry fact-checks, click here.

Perry suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Jan. 19, 2012, throwing his support to Newt Gingrich.