We fact-checked two claims by the Florida congresswoman related to court rulings about the Affordable Care Act.
We sort out opposing claims from political ads about whether Charlie Crist cut taxes or raised taxes.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 9:35 a.m.
Saying Amendment 2 helper registries are too lax focuses on the legal details, but ignores the fact the state health department will write those rules should the measure pass in November.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.
A mysterious group attacks Crist’s record on abortion, guns, education, gay marriage and adoption, but it ignores his full record, including flip-flops.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at 11:50 a.m.
Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign blames opponent former Gov. Charlie Crist for the economic crash and credits Scott for the surge. Economists say the full story is more complex.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
As new studies shined a spotlight on rising sea levels and global warming, Sen. Marco Rubio and other politicians and pundits made several statements we fact-checked
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 11:21 a.m.
St. Petersburg's new mayor made a lot of promises about the future of the city's iconic pier, which remains closed after residents voted to reject its chosen replacement. Some time has elapsed since then, so we decided to look into three vows he made and see how they rate on our Krise-O-Meter.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 2:39 p.m.
It's only April, but PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked many claims about Obamacare, education and jobs from Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic frontrunner former Gov. Charlie Crist. There's more to come; the general election isn't until November.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 4:55 p.m.
Florida's junior senator said it's the worst case of spying ever. Experts we talked to said it's up for debate, but there are others that could be considered as significant.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 12:03 p.m.
Attacks lines about Medicare have been dominating the Florida governor's race. To make sense of the attacks and counterattacks, you need to know the key differences between traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage. Our primer explains it for you, and where recent ads have been inaccurate.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.
PolitiFact Florida looked at Rick Scott’s State of the State address, medical marijuana, state funding for the environment, the Common Core educational standards and Medicare.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 12:39 p.m.
Whether he runs for president or not, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush can be counted on for making interesting statements. We fact-checked his recent comments in Broward County on the Keystone XL Pipeline and state revenue.
Let’s Get to Work’s TV ad says health law has led to 300,000 canceled plans and will drive 2.5 million Americans out of work. Those claims are exaggerated.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 3:02 p.m.
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 3:54 p.m.
Since he launched his campaign for Florida Governor in 2010, we've fact-checked more than 100 of Rick Scott's statemens, on things like education, jobs, Obamacare and .... doughnuts
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.
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