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A look at 10 recent political claims that sound pretty scary -- until you check the facts.
We look at 10 recent political claims that sound pretty scary -- until you check the facts.
• In context: Hillary Clinton and corporations creating jobs
• Catch up with the Q and A session we hosted on Facebook
• The biggest whoppers of the 2014 campaign
We figure we've done around 200 fact checks of Texas candidates and political figures leading into November’s balloting.
Ready to gorge?
Election Day looms. So it's timely to recap some instances of the Texas gubernatorial candidates getting things right -- or wrong.
But you can see every fact check we've ever done of Republican Greg Abbott here.
See every check we've done of Democrat Wendy Davis here.
A Texas prisoner absolutely didn’t request a child for his last meal.
David Dewhurst said prayer rugs were found in the Texas brush near Mexico.
That's not factually confirmed, we concluded, and ridiculous.
We select the nine biggest falsehoods we've fact-checked this election season, with claims about Islamic State, the U.S.-Mexico border, guns and women's health making the list.
• Republicans' favorite attack on incumbent Democrats: their loyalty to Obama in votes
• PunditFact fact-checks the Oct. 26 news shows
• Could terrorists use Ebola to attack the United States?
A fact check led to an interview with the wife of an Austin man awaiting sentencing on terrorism-related charges. In a news story, she says her husband was pressured into an overseas plan by federal operatives.
We didn’t rate the wheelchair ad.
But the Truth-O-Meter has chewed over two Wendy Davis’ claims in the spot.