Emma Hinchliffe is a Hearst fellow at the Houston Chronicle

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Ted Cruz's 'Pants on Fire' claim about U.N. shredding First Amendment

Ted Cruz had seven Pants on Fire ratings on his Truth-O-Meter record before he suspended his presidential campaign. He just landed "Pants" No. 8 for a flawed claim about a U.N. resolution shredding the First Amendment.

Ted Cruz fact check about shrinking Democrats drew our most clicks in November

Our check of Ted Cruz’s claim about the shrinking Democratic Party won November.   It proved our most-read fact check in the month, based on online clicks.   Read the full fact check.   See Ted Cruz’s PolitiFact file--chocked with 60-plus fact checks.   Footnote: Our No. 1 most-viewed fact check of October concerned a Republican legislator’s tweet about Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders--and Hitler’s Germany. See Bernie Sanders' Truth-O-Meter report card.

MOSTLY FALSE: Martin O'Malley's claim that immigration reform raises U.S. household incomes $250

Martin O'Malley told a Texas journalist that immigration reform will drive up U.S. household incomes $250 a year.   Mostly False, we found.  

Ted Cruz sticks to Mostly False claim about shrinking Democratic Party

We saw flaws in Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s claim the Democratic Party is shrinking.   He’s sticking to his declaration and his established take on our fact-checking.