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Top 5 for PolitiFact Florida in January 2016

The GOP presidential primary and the Democrats’ debate schedule fueled the Truth-O-Meter.  

Checking in on Jebio in January 2016

PolitiFact fact-checks Florida's Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on the presidential campaign trail  

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's 2016 State of the State address

Scott kept the focus on Florida's improved economy during his fifth speech to the Legislature. But is it as sound as he says?

Previewing the 2016 Florida legislative session

Gov. Rick Scott kicks off the 2016 Legislature with a speech that will likely focus on his main concerns, taxes and jobs, but our Scott-O-Meter has been tracking several things he may talk about. • 5 things to know about the fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

5 things to know about the fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz on immigration

The senators from Florida and Texas have waged a war of words over immigration. We take a look at their key votes and statements starting with the 2013 Gang of 8 bill.  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 10 fact-checks for 2015

Our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ben Carson were the most popular among our readers  

The 2015 Lie of the Year: the campaign misstatements of Donald Trump

A presidential candidate with an unprecedented record on the Truth-O-Meter earns PolitiFact's annual award.

PolitiFact Sheet: Defense spending under Obama and Congress

Our PolitiFact Sheet answers five questions about military spending and cuts over the last seven years. 

Reader mailbag: Jeb Bush's 'statement is logically 'false,' the opposite of true!'

PolitiFact readers sound off on our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush about refugees and President Barack Obama about fish swimming in Miami streets  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 stories for November

Statements by GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio dominated our fact-checks in November.  

Truth-O-Meter sets sights on open carry, campus gun bills

Proponents of firearm legislation draw comparisons between Florida and laws in other states to make their case.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for October 2015

Marco Rubio’s voting record and finances and a claim by Jeb Bush about taxes kept the Truth-O-Meter busy.  

Charlie Crist to run for Congress

Former Gov. Charlie Crist to run in Congressional District 13 in Pinellas County.

PolitiFact Florida’s top 5 fact-checks for September 2015

Claims from the GOP presidential debate about Donald Trump, President Barack Obama and vaccines fueled the most interest in the Truth-O-Meter last month.

St. Pete mayor moves forward on Krise-O-Meter promises

Rick Kriseman has made progress in the new 2016 budget on three items concerning education and management.