Debra Davis, formerly the state editor of the Austin American-Statesman, is the Investigations editor for the newspaper, also overseeing the Insight section in Sunday editions.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Debra Davis
"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."
Says children are coming into the U.S. in "staggering numbers" because President Barack Obama "has been promising amnesty."
Recent stories from Debra DavisLimbaugh's Obama claim flamed by Truth-O-Meter
Rush Limbaugh's claim about the Obama administration planning the influx of children across the border came out Pants on Fire!Most Texans aren’t Hispanic--yet
Roberto Alonzo got it wrong when he said Latinos comprise the majority of Texas residents. But the state’s population mix is changing.Ted Cruz: Barack Obama has been offering amnesty to illegal immigrants
Cruz says Obama has been offering amnesty to illegal immigrants.
Not so, we conclude, and a former president figures into the story.Wendy Davis says Abbott lost in court four times in a hurry
Davis told supportive Democrats that Abbott, a fellow lawyer, lost four times in court in a short spell. We explored some litigation limbo.David Alameel didn't live in a colonia; he lived in La Colonia, he says
Until we checked, it looked like David Alameel lived at one time in an impoverished colonia.Greg Abbott claim linking FBI to Wendy Davis lacks proof her work is under investigation
News stories spurred Abbott to say Davis' legal work is under investigation--in April. Abbott stepped up that charge in a billboard this week, saying her work is "currently" under FBI investigation.Are you high? Texas man not sentenced to death for third possession of marijuana
Austin man sentenced to death for possessing gram of marijuana!
Wrong.What do Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, Donna Howard and Jodie Laubenberg have in common?
Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.Illegal immigration a hot tamale topic in Texas
Illegal immigration stirs voters. The topic also touches off curious claims.Fact-checkers call out in London to a "candid world"
PolitiFact journalists recently attended the Global Fact-checking Summit in London. Neil Brown, editor of the Tampa Bay Times -- the Florida newspaper that owns and originated PolitiFact -- delivered a keynote address hearkening to the Declaration of Independence.
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