We didn’t rate the wheelchair ad.
But the Truth-O-Meter has chewed over two Wendy Davis’ claims in the spot.
It’s not often, we figure, that a Texas state agency openly clashes with a congressman.
But it happened this week when California Rep. Duncan Hunter said the Border Patrol had caught Islamic State terrorists crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.
Dan Patrick's fresh multi-part claim about Leticia Van de Putte's record had enough factual support to rate Half True. In his new TV ad, Patrick otherwise makes an ISIS claim that hasn't previously borne out.
Our check of a Ted Cruz claim about crucifixions in Iraq proved our most-read article in September. But fact checks of Wendy Davis also attracted many readers.
September’s top 5 hits, ahead.
Greg Abbott considerably outpaced Wendy Davis -- 17 mentions of a reporter's first name to her one, unless we failed to notice a "Peggy" or two in their debate from a Dallas TV studio.
Ahem: Previously checked claims also bubbled up.
Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte each swung away in a Dallas debate. We spotted slippery moments.
One of the nearly 80 candidates for Austin City Council made a claim about city workers earning six figures.
Paul Brown and "Capital Tonight" have been having us over to take questions. We share video proof (above).
We heard fresh possibly checkable factual claims from this weekend's gubernatorial debate in the RGV and the interview sessions at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. At the fest, Republican lieutenant governor nominee Dan Patrick took issue with his latest Pants on Fire.
Davis and Abbott squared off in the Rio Grande Valley. Now we'll have fresh chances to expand their Truth-O-Meter records.