Alex Wilts is a spring 2015 reporting intern for the Austin American-Statesman's state desk and PolitiFact Texas.

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Ted Cruz's first fact checks as presidential hopeful

Fact  checks of Ted Cruz spiked as he declared his candidacy for president.   We ended the week by lighting afire a Facebook meme critical of Cruz and rolling in Obama.   MORE...

Rick Perry alone among presidential prospects in military service?

Rick Perry, who might join Texan Ted Cruz in declaring for president, has said he's the only aspirant who's got military service under his belt.   That declaration overlooks some fellow longshots.

Attention SXSW! PolitiFact still has a rocking song

We'd almost forgotten PolitiFact has a rocking song.   Yo, SXSW!

Luck of the Irish on the Truth-O-Meter

We look back in our archives and find three fact-checks about Ireland in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day.

Luck of the Irish on the Truth-O-Meter

Three-leaf clover? Blarney.   We've got three fact checks in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day.