Ted Cruz's first fact checks as presidential hopeful

Sen. Ted Cruz, the new Republican presidential candidate, has drawn a flurry of fact checks (Bloomberg photo).
Sen. Ted Cruz, the new Republican presidential candidate, has drawn a flurry of fact checks (Bloomberg photo).

Texan Ted Cruz saw a spike in fact checks as he announced his candidacy for president.

With our colleagues at PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., we presented these three fact checks, starting before last weekend:

And our Alex Wilts pinned down a piece of Cruzian history:

Finally, we identified no supporting evidence for a Facebook meme depicting Cruz as a fresh flip-flopper on what it takes to qualify as a citizen eligible to run for president:

More ahead--and don't hesitate to check out the good work of FactCheck.org on Cruz as well as stories from the Fact Checker at The Washington Post.

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