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UPDATED: Ted Cruz ad hearkens to Beto O'Rourke's 2009 call for debate on legalizing narcotics

A new Ted Cruz ad says Beto O’Rourke called for considering legalization of all narcotics.

UPDATED: How Beto O'Rourke is a yes and no on impeaching Donald Trump now

Yes and no.

Ted Cruz 'SUMMONS ENCLOSED' envelopes might deceive--but mailers aren't illegal

We review a Ted Cruz campaign mailer inside a brownish envelope.

A fact-check guide to Texas' Tuesday primaries

Here's what PolitiFact Texas learned while researching fact-checks in the weeks preceding the March 2018 Texas party primaries.

All of PolitiFact California’s fact checks on gun violence

Since PolitiFact California launched in late 2015, we have produced more than a dozen fact checks and articles on guns and mass shootings. We rated each claim based on information known at the time. Much of the work remains relevant as assertions over guns and gun violence continue to spill into the public square, some vetted and others devoid of fact.

Top 10 PolitiFact Texas fact-checks of 2017

Catch up on the top 10 most-clicked PolitiFact Texas fact-checks of 2017.

UPDATED: Ted Cruz says he's not called Social Security a Ponzi scheme. Really?

UPDATED: Ted Cruz says he hasn't called Social Security a Ponzi scheme.

Why 4 Texans voted against Hurricane Harvey relief measure

Why did four Texans vote against a measure containing Hurricane Harvey relief?

Greg Abbott warns of George Soros--who has yet to put money into Texas state elections

Republican Greg Abbott has been telling supporters to watch out for Democrat-loving George Soros. But why?

Al Franken fact-checks Ted Cruz

Al Franken fact-checks Ted Cruz in a new book.

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 fact checks of 2016

Our investigation into claims by President-elect Donald Trump, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all made PolitiFact California's Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2016.

Ted Cruz claim about Obama handing over Internet led to our No. 4 fact check of 2016

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.

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2016

We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.

Ted Cruz's false abortion claim was our No. 7 hit of 2016

Ted Cruz's claim about Hillary Clinton on abortion led to our No. 7 most-clicked fact check of 2016.

Did Ted Cruz pledge to back the Republican nominee?

In his speech at the Republican convention, Ted Cruz didn’t endorse Donald Trump. We look back at his statements about the party’s loyalty pledge

The third night of the 2016 Republican National Convention, fact-checked

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.  

Ted Cruz's 'Pants on Fire' claim about U.N. shredding First Amendment

Ted Cruz had seven Pants on Fire ratings on his Truth-O-Meter record before he suspended his presidential campaign. He just landed "Pants" No. 8 for a flawed claim about a U.N. resolution shredding the First Amendment.

Anatomy of a talking point: Donald Trump on the JFK assassination

The way Donald Trump launched an inaccurate and inflammatory attack on Ted Cruz’s father has become a pattern.

Fact-checking Ted Cruz

After the Texas senator lost to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz suspended his 2016 presidential campaign. We look at his Truth-O-Meter scorecard and a few of our notable fact-checks.   Fact-checking Donald Trump on Ted Cruz's father and Lee Harvey Oswald