Ballot propositions related to health care in Travis County and how Austin governs itself touched off fact checks.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 12:12 p.m.
Truth-O-Meter plugged in? Check. PolitiFact is fact-checking the third Romney-Obama debate in Florida.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 9:42 a.m.
Though the talk didn't get as heated as the U.S. Senate hopefuls’ last matchup, Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler found plenty to disagree about Oct. 19, 2012.
By Sue Owen :: Published on Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 10:01 p.m.
Paul Sadler and Ted Cruz debate on a football Friday night. We’ll listen, tweet and seek your advice on fresh claims to check.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 11:22 a.m.
What twice we rated False in Texas remained so when Barack Obama said it (again) in New York.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 4:35 p.m.
Colleagues deliver a breaking story on who got the facts straight in the Hofstra University presidential debate.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 11:27 p.m.
What are the facts when it comes Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's tax policies?
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 10:08 a.m.
A group that hopes for casino gaming across Texas airs familiar figures about Texans gambling in neighboring states. Maybe it's a novel way of saying hook 'em...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 3:23 p.m.
PolitiFact researchers in Washington, Florida, Georgia and Wisconsin leaped to noting the factual claims by Joe Biden and Paul Ryan. Some early returns are in.
Bill Powers boasted about UT’s ranking in PhDs bestowed. His claim was on point for a recent year, but...
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
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By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 3:13 p.m.
Ted Cruz whiffed on an income-tax claim earlier this year. He connected regarding Paul Sadler.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 4:18 p.m.
Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler, who rumbled in a Dallas debate, already had Truth-O-Meter report cards.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 7:36 p.m.
After we checked a claim about Texas Democrats leading Democrats elsewhere in years shut out of statewide office, Tan Parker nudged that the state’s Democrats also have been shut out longer than Republicans anywhere. Zing!
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, October 1st, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.
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