Articles from September, 2010

Fact-checking Alan Grayson's 'Taliban Dan Webster' ad

Alan Grayson, the pull-no-punches Democrat from Central Florida, has launched a stinging new ad equating his Republican opponent's views to those of the Taliban. PolitiFact Florida takes a look at two of the claims.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 3:18 p.m.

Charlie Crist went to Disney World! Now who paid for it?

Charlie Crist and former Republican Party of Florida chairman Jim Greer took their families to Disney World in 2009. Republican donors paid more than $11,000 for the weekend getaway. But did they help pick up Crist's tab?

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 7:04 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida exclusive: Rick Scott wouldn't be Florida's first bald governor

John Thrasher said this weekend that, if elected, Rick Scott would be Florida's first bald governor. PolitiFact Florida dropped everything to analyze this critically important detail.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 9:56 a.m.

Are Charlie's poll numbers hitting the skids?

A top Democratic operative says in a blog post that Charlie Crist can't win his independent campaign for the U.S. Senate because his personal poll numbers are plummeting.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 10:59 a.m.

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. Email the Florida Truth-O-Meter with feedback and with claims you'd like to see checked. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Do you know your lawmaker?
Browse The Florida Truth-O-Meter:
Subscribe: