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PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., annually chooses a lie of the year. You can vote on the readers' choice award.
For 2014, no statements by a Texan made the initial roll of nominees though our check of a California congressman's claim about ISIS fighters being caught near the Rio Grande -- Pants on Fire! -- is in the running.
Story, "The PolitiFact Lie of the Year Finalists," PolitiFact, Dec. 4, 2014
Truth-O-Meter article, "Pants on Fire: Duncan Hunter makes unconfirmed claim Border Patrol caught at least 10 ISIS fighters," PolitiFact Texas, Oct. 10, 2014