The latest Truth-O-Meter items from John Bridges
Recent stories from John Bridges
We rounded up news accounts of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick touting a recent fact check.
PolitiFact Texas doesn’t know much about history, readers write. Let’s empty our mailbag--and share some tweets.
Greg Abbott fulfills nine campaign promises, but 13 vows broken, per PolitiFact Texas Abbott-O-Meter
Midway through his four-year term, Gov. Greg Abbott has fulfilled nine campaign promises and signed off on a few compromises. He's to date broken 13 promises, according to the PolitiFact Texas Abbott-O-Meter.
PolitiFact Texas reporters came across plenty of curious facts through 2016. For instance, did you know about Ted Cruz long holding dual citizenship?
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg did not call Texans drones who have nothing to live for.
Jill Stein's claim about the U.S. bombing seven countries led to our No. 1 most-clicked fact check from 2016.
Hillary Clinton was right about Alex Jones saying no one died at Sandy Hook Elementary. Our fact check of Clinton was our No. 2 most-clicked story from 2016.
Ted Cruz's January claim about Blue Cross/Blue Shield ditching Texas fueled our No. 3 most-clicked fact check from the year.
Ted Cruz's incorrect claim about Barack Obama handing off management of the internet resulted in our No. 4 most-clicked fact check from 2016.
Dan Patrick's claim about mass shootings led to our No. 5 most-clicked fact check from 2016.