What do Rick Scott’s depositions from more than a decade ago have to do with current environmental controversies? Nothing
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 10:32 a.m.
PolitiFact Florida has checked statements by Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist -- and we even paid some attention to Nan Rich, too!
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 4:58 p.m.
Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.
A PAC by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer unleashed TV ads that accuse Scott of trying to fleece Duke Energy and for being too cozy with oil drilling interests
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By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 12:34 p.m.
Gov. Rick Scott has said All Aboard is completely private. Former Gov. Charlie Crist says it gets millions from Florida taxpayers. We sort out the rail project’s complicated finances.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 1:40 p.m.
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.
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