The most recent articles on PolitiFact Florida

Donald Trump says FBI investigating more people than ever for terrorism, but that’s hard to prove

President Donald Trump said on ABC News that FBI terror investigations are at an all-time high. We look at the data and talked to experts.

The Top 10 most viewed Florida fact-checks of 2016

The presidential race and claims about guns revved up PolitiFact Florida’s Truth-O-Meter during the election year.

Trump security adviser pick Michael Flynn repeated wildly wrong claim about FL Democrats, Sharia law

The retired lieutenant general made the claim in a speech at a temple in August and CNN publicized it Nov. 22.

The electoral college vs. the popular vote: Could states do an end-run around the current system?

After Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote, some advocates have renewed efforts to change how we elect the president. We explore some of the legal issues.

No, Patrick Murphy, PolitiFact did not debunk every attack against you

Patrick Murphy should stop we have debunked all of the attacks against him. It's misleading.

Fact-checking the second U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy go head-to-head in the second U.S. Senate debate. 

Fact-checking the U.S. Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

The Republican incumbent and his Democratic rival from Congress fight it out in their first debate.

Taking a closer look at Donald Trump's promises in new ad

A Donald Trump ad makes four promises. How many are true?

Donald Trump, Pam Bondi and $25K: Was it pay to play?

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is no stranger to pay-to-play politics.

Rubio ad claims he helped constituent's daughter get cancer-fighting drug before FDA approval

Privacy laws make verifying the story difficult, but it looks like Rubio did initiate the process to help an Orlando woman's family.

Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

We review some statements the major candidates have made ahead of the Republican and Democratic primaries.

PolitiFact Florida's top 5 in July 2016

Fact-checks of claims by Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Gov. Rick Scott at the conventions were our most popular.

Following along with the Florida delegation at the RNC

Florida delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland kicked off their quadrennial confab with a breakfast featuring four speakers. PolitiFact took a look at some of their talking points.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in June 2016

Coverage of the Orlando massacre led our most-popular fact-checks in June.  

A guide to the attacks on Patrick Murphy’s resume

A PAC supporting Marco Rubio says that Patrick Murphy has distorted his business record and educational background. We sort out the facts.