Articles from December, 2011
We warmed up the Flip-O-Meter to assess Rick Perry's shifting position on abortion. He's not the only Texas official who's received the flip-flop test.
Claims about Newt Gingrich teaming with Nancy Pelosi on global warming appear in video ads from two different super PACs, including one supporting Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential candidacy. PolitiFact put those claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
Rick Perry said a Texas agricultural loan fund he once oversaw did not get bailed out. As governor, actually, he approved spending $14.7 million in taxpayer money to cover program losses.
At least three times starting Saturday night, Rick Perry and his presidential campaign revisited the mostly wrong claim that Mitt Romney altered his book between editions to remove a sentence showing his support for a federal mandate that people buy health insurance.
In a Texas debate, Newt Gingrich said the CEO of IBM had told President Barack Obama how to save billions of dollars in health-care fraud -- and Obama passed up the offer. For real?
Rick Perry won't know for a while if he's the Republican presidential nominee, but one of his claims has already been nominated -- as PolitiFact's "Lie of the Year."
In between the late-night jokes, Texas Gov. Rick Perry made claims on taxes, jobs and Social Security that we’d heard before.