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.
Good news: We’re partnering up to expand fact-checking in the Lone Star State.
Starting today, the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News are joining the Austin American-Statesman in checking the facts and turning on the Texas Truth-O-Meter. Here’s to more readers letting us know whatever makes them wonder: Could that really be so?
Ted Cruz of Texas won the Republican presidential debate--in talk time.
SEE 10 POLITIFACT FACT CHECKS OF CLAIMS IN THE MILWAUKEE DEBATE.
SEE TED CRUZ'S TRUTH-O-METER REPORT CARD HERE.
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Texan Ted Cruz, potentially riding momentum from the CNBC debate into a Milwaukee debate, often celebrates his father’s roots as a Cuban revolutionary turned refugee.
Now a New York Times story says the elder Cruz may have embroidered his early activism.
KEEP UP WITH POLITIFACT'S DEBATE COVERAGE HERE.
Our check of a tweet about Bernie Sanders and the Nazi party was our most-read online post in October.
Looks into claims by Democratic operative Jeremy Bird and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick also fared well.
A reader’s claim touched off a look into whether more Americans die in motor vehicles than from gunfire.
Ben Wear of the Austin American-Statesman ultimately found the comparison questionable.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz drew a raucous go-get-'em reaction by assailing CNBC’s debate panel Wednesday and saying questions asked of the Republican candidates to that point "illustrate why the American people don’t trust the media."
That is, Cruz said, the questions of the 10 aspirants on stage were less substantive than questions thrown at the five Democratic presidential candidates at the Oct. 13 debate hosted by CNN. "The contrast with the Democratic debate, where every fawning question from the media was, ‘Which of you is more handsome and why?’" Cruz offered.
Here’s our look back at the questions asked at the latest pre-2016 debates.
Most of the Republican presidential candidates aren’t down with Colorado’s 2012 decision to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Some take a wait-and-see attitude.
In light of the CNBC debate in Boulder, we present a rundown based on research by pro-legalization activists.
SEE POLITIFACT’S FILE OF MARIJUANA-RELATED FACT CHECKS.
We're not sure how to check a video purportedly showing flammable Texas tap water.
Maybe you have an idea or two.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said in a nationally broadcast interview that Planned Parenthood does little more than profit from killing babies.
We ended up smellling smoke on that claim.
SEE DAN PATRICK'S TRUTH-O-METER REPORT CARD.