After speaking in support of Ted Cruz at a July 27, 2012 rally in The Woodlands, Sarah Palin signs autographs and talks to Cruz supporters. (Houston Chronicle photo by Johnny Hanson) After speaking in support of Ted Cruz at a July 27, 2012 rally in The Woodlands, Sarah Palin signs autographs and talks to Cruz supporters. (Houston Chronicle photo by Johnny Hanson)

After speaking in support of Ted Cruz at a July 27, 2012 rally in The Woodlands, Sarah Palin signs autographs and talks to Cruz supporters. (Houston Chronicle photo by Johnny Hanson)

By Sue Owen August 2, 2012

Just before Ted Cruz claimed the Republican nomination to fill Kay Bailey Hutchison’s U.S. Senate seat, Sarah Palin spoke on his behalf at a rally near Houston.

The former Alaska governor mentioned a few topics we’ve brushed on in past PolitiFact items and made a new claim we put to the Truth-O-Meter.

Is one in seven U.S. families on food stamps, as Palin said? Read on!

 

 

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