Articles from June, 2010

McCollum, Scott trade attacks over illegal immigration debate

Republican gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Bill McCollum are trading attacks routinely as their campaigns heat up. PolitiFact Florida had to weigh in on dueling claims over the issue of illegal immigration in Florida.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 4:27 p.m.

Fact-checking the Kendrick Meek/Jeff Greene debate

The Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate debated for the first time this week, and sparks flew.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 8:28 a.m.

Rick Scott and the fraud case of Columbia/HCA

With former Columbia/HCA CEO Rick Scott now leading Attorney General Bill McCollum in polls for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, the attacks are flying. Focus on the fraud, they all say. The fraud, the fraud, the fraud. PolitiFact Florida had to bite. We sort out whether Scott’s old company committed fraud, and also explain Scott’s role with the company.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 11:14 a.m.

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