Articles from July, 2012
Cruz and Sadler, November foes, have each met the Texas Truth-O-Meter.
Heading into the Texas primary runoffs, we’ve stacked up about a dozen related fact-checks. Meantime, a Sarah Palin check is in the works.
The word "criminal" has popped up in recent, checked candidate or campaign group statements. And for fiscal wonks, there’s a whopping Truth-O-Metered sales tax claim. We invite you to read our latest items before the Texas primary runoffs.
A Travis County runoff features competing the-other-guy-was-a-crook claims.
A Democrat's claim about debt under George W. Bush led us to learning how much the public debt changed under every past president, starting with Truman.
A group that favors Cruz says the major Texas newspapers call Dewhurst a moderate. That's Mostly False.
In Dallas, Republicans Cruz and Dewhurst duked it out in advance of their July 31 Republican primary runoff election. We tracked some tough, familiar claims. Did you hear a fresh, untested sally?
President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.
Williams cries foul about federal aid launching a Washington pancake house. We sniff the syrup.
Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst hatch competing ads about a payroll tax and being a businessman, respectively. We’ve probed both topics.
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.