Articles from September, 2013

Obamacare myths and a Texas judge's 'trash it' letter

PolitiFact recently compiled the top 16 fact-checked myths of the Obamacare law. Then a reader reminded us of a ridiculous letter signed by a Texas judge.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Sunday, September 29th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.

Tape recorder? Check. Texas Trib fest? There.

We’ll listen for curious claims during the Texas Tribune Festival taking place at the University of Texas--and we’ll have help.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 1:18 p.m.

Is Wendy Davis fairest of them all in Texas?

The single public poll run since Davis filibustered the Texas anti-abortion legislation delivered a mixed message about her popularity.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, September 23rd, 2013 at 12:26 p.m.

Perry, O'Malley spar over whose economy rocks more

The governors of Texas and Maryland traded factual claims on CNN’s Crossfire.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 6:22 p.m.

Checking Chris Christie = Rick Perry and Texas unemployment

A New Jersey Democratic proclaims Christie and Perry to be similar in bad ways. And did Texas unemployment surge more than two percentage points during Perry’s governorship?

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 11:56 a.m.

It's iffy that 500 Republicans daily move to Texas

A Republican leader said 500 Republicans a day move to Texas. His reasoning starts from confidential voter lists.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 at 2:58 p.m.

State comptroller of Texas has never been a CPA

A candidate who is a CPA says the Texas state comptroller has never been one. Well, yeah.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 9:47 a.m.

Cruz paperwork claim about Obamacare draws on flawed research, assumptions

Ted Cruz made a vivid paperwork claim. It had holes.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 9:40 a.m.

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