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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.

Fact-checking Jeb Bush vs. Donald Trump after CNN debate

We look back at attacks between frontrunner Donald Trump and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.  

Fact-checking Jeb Bush vs. Donald Trump

As the second GOP debate approaches, we look back at attacks between frontrunner Donald Trump and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.  

Bush’s boasting about Florida only tells half the story

The Republican presidential candidate is hoping his record as governor can sell his message to voters, but all of his claims need a little more context.

Bush and Clinton battle even before primary

The Sunshine State will be a swing state in the general election. Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are already attacking each other as they each hope to win their party’s nomination.

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

Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.  

10 fact-checks about immigration in the presidential race

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.  

Checking in on Jebio

Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush have been saying plenty of things on the campaign trail. The Truth-O-Meter has been keeping up with them.

Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS

The former Florida governor tries to blame Democrats and leaves out his brother’s involvement while discussing foreign policy.

Fact-checking Ferguson, one year later

On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, we look back at our fact-checks about police issues and race.

For the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a look back at our fact-checks

We review claims we’ve checked about voter purges, election laws and racial issues at the ballot box.  

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

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump battled for attention a month before the first debate. Readers made their claims the most-read fact-checks of the month.  

Six fact-checks related to African-American issues

As Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, we look at some of our fact-checks of the 2016 presidential candidates’ comments on the black community.  

Ever-evolving Charlie Crist considers run for redrawn 13th congressional district

The former governor's history in Florida politics is long and complex, just like his record on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter.