Texan Julián Castro is reportedly among Democrats being vetted to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate. To date, the HUD secretary and former San Antonio mayor has a Half True through True PolitiFact record. We’ve checked nearly a dozen Castro claims.
Articles from June, 2016
Firing up supporters in a Dallas ballroom, Donald Trump correctly recapped Hillary Clinton’s desire to drive up Syrian refugees admitted to the United States. But his accuracy was off in statements about Clinton and the Second Amendment, his past public opposition to war in Iraq and the U.S. having the world’s highest taxes. See Donald Trump’s Truth-O-Meter report card. See Hillary Clinton’s PolitiFact record.
Newly revealed documents support Dan Patrick’s declaration that the "reaps what you sow" Biblical verse he posted online the morning of the Orlando tragedy wasn’t calculated to blame victims at the gay night club. It looks like Patrick’s campaign-funded social media team created and scheduled the tweet three days before. Read Austin American-Statesman reporter Jonathan Tilove’s extensive update here. See Dan Patrick's Truth-O-Meter report card.
Did Dan Patrick quote a Biblical verse as the Orlando tragedy came to light? Yes. Did Patrick say a man "reaps what you sow" to blame the victims at the gay night club? Not so, a reporter concludes.
To a reader's yowl, we looked afresh at how many Texas students prove ready for college. Grim: An analysis of results through 2015 suggests 80 percent of Texas high school graduates (still) fall short of earning college degrees or other postsecondary certificates within six years of graduation.