U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, faced off as Senate campaign rivals in an open debate on April 25, 2016.

Fact-checking the U.S. Senate candidates from Florida

We put several statements from hopefuls looking to fill Marco Rubio’s seat to the Truth-O-Meter test.


The Latest from PolitiFact Florida

Be in the Top 10 and Top 25 ranked public universities

Make Florida No. 1 in higher education affordability


No nukes, as long as Iran follows the rules


California added more overall jobs, but Florida added them at a faster rate

Mostly True

Tax changes aren't always what he wanted


Individuals, yes. Government, maybe.

Bob Graham
Bob Graham

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