Lawsuits remind us of a fact-check.
Greg Abbott, citing a web post, said Syrians were "caught" by federal agents at the border in Laredo.
We found that claim Mostly False.
See Gov. Abbott's full Truth-O-Meter report card.
Texas’ governor-elect is California dreaming a little by vowing to lift Texas universities in national rankings.
Is it an easy reach?
A U.S. Senate aspirant charged President Obama will killing four Americans with drone strikes.
We concluded three were not intended targets. And this fact check proved our fifth-most viewed story of 2014.
Our countdown to No. 1 continues.
Michele Bachmann, who's leaving Congress, has some Pants on Fires to her name.
But readers this year flocked to our story on a Pants on Fire claim about Bachmann supposedly saying the Bible was originated in English (not so).
We continue our countdown of the top 10 most-read PolitiFact Texas stories of 2014.
A trio of fact checks of flawed claims about activities near the Texas-Mexico border drew reader interest, each one landing among our 10 most-read stories of 2014:
* Ted Cruz incorrectly said Barack Obama has promised amnesty to illegal immigrants
* Pants on Fire: Duncan Hunter makes unconfirmed claim Border Patrol caught at least 10 ISIS fighters
* Rick Perry claim about 3,000 homicides by illegal immigrants not supported by stat
Only one claim by a gubernatorial candidate landed among our top 10 most-read fact checks of 2014.
We found Mostly True the statement by Democrat Wendy Davis that as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.
Read the original fact check here.
Our most-read fact check of the year is pretty much Bob Cole's fault. (That's a hint.)
But other fact checks -- including our finding False Sen. Ted Cruz's claim about Christians getting nailed to trees -- also drew lots of reader interest in 2014.
Our countdown of the year's Top 10 most-read fact checks starts with our recap of a Facebook claim about marijuana.
If you vote in Austin, you (should) know about 10-1; the soon-to-be reconfigured Austin City Council will have 10 members elected from individual districts plus the mayor elected citywide. Runoff elections are Tuesday.
We ended up doing more than 10 city-related fact checks. Here's a snapshot.
See every fact check related to Austin city government here.
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott figured into two of our most-read fact checks in November. But a 9/11 story won the month, per online reader views. More ahead or below.
The Texas Cinco:
* "Greg Abbott says he has sued Obama administration 25 times"
* "Roger Williams: Obama policies contributed to raising gas prices from $1.89 in 2009 to $3.51 today"
* "Americans must answer U.S. Census Bureau survey by law, though agency hasn't prosecuted refusals since 1970"
* "Greg Abbott plan doesn't mandate standardized testing of 4-year-olds, but school districts could take that tack"
* "In Context: Laura Pressley’s ‘something was planted’ in World Trade Center"