Articles from October, 2012
Ballot propositions related to health care in Travis County and how Austin governs itself touched off fact checks.
Truth-O-Meter plugged in? Check. PolitiFact is fact-checking the third Romney-Obama debate in Florida.
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.
Paul Sadler and Ted Cruz debate on a football Friday night. We’ll listen, tweet and seek your advice on fresh claims to check.
What twice we rated False in Texas remained so when Barack Obama said it (again) in New York.
Colleagues deliver a breaking story on who got the facts straight in the Hofstra University presidential debate.
What are the facts when it comes Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's tax policies?
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...
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...
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Ted Cruz whiffed on an income-tax claim earlier this year. He connected regarding Paul Sadler.
Ted Cruz and Paul Sadler, who rumbled in a Dallas debate, already had Truth-O-Meter report cards.
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!