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.
The governor talked about tax cuts, jobs and education in his fourth session-opening speech. PolitiFact Florida went over some of his statements to see whether what he said was telling the whole story.
Gov. Rick Scott’s attack ad about Medicare prompted a counterattack by the Florida Democratic Party about Scott’s past.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
A Republican Party of Florida mailer laid out a litany of attacks against the congressional candidate in the 13th District race, so we checked our rulings from years past. It turns out we've heard almost all of them before.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 2:14 p.m.
New campaign ads dig into the professional backgrounds of David Jolly and Alex Sink.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 5:54 p.m.
A Republican primary on Jan. 14 has set the match up to represent Pinellas County in Congress.
Republican primary candidates have stretched the truth in their race to the U.S. House.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Fact-checks about Trayvon Martin, Obamacare and the federal government shutdown were among PolitiFact Florida’s most read items in 2013.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, January 3rd, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will take the oath of office Jan. 2. On the campaign trail, he made 25 promises to voters about how he will run City Hall. The Krise-O-Meter will track Kriseman’s performance.
By Kameel Stanley :: Published on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 at 1:35 p.m.
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