Two elections bills moving through the Florida Legislature are sparking claims about voter fraud and inefficient voting methods. We take a look at a couple of the more startling claims.
By John Bartosek :: Published on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 at 1:49 p.m.
Planned Parenthood, a group that gets federal money to provide health services, has been a focal point of the Washington debate for several months. And now, the debate has filtered down to Tallahassee.
On the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill, we look back at some of the dozens of fact-checks we did of political claims that followed in its wake.
Thursday, April 14, 2011, is Florida Gov. Rick Scott's 100th day in office, a symbolic marker in an elected executive's first term. We use the threshold to update our Scott-O-Meter, and provide an overview of Scott's progress.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 11:08 a.m.
Legislation that would prohibit government unions from collecting dues through automated payroll deductions and require unions to get authorizations from members to use dues for political purposes has produced dueling ads from the Florida Chamber of Commerce -- which supports the idea -- and the Florida Education Association -- which opposes it. PolitiFact Florida takes a look at each ad and puts their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 8:51 a.m.
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