Articles from July, 2011

New on PolitiFact Florida: the Carlos-O-Meter

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez promised big reforms during his campaign to replace Carlos Alvarez. We'll tell you if he delivers.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 11:24 a.m.

A change in the meter: Barely True is now Mostly False

After an overwhelming response from readers, we're changing the Truth-O-Meter. Barely True will now be called Mostly False.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.

Fact-checking the West-Wasserman Schultz feud

Allen West called Debbie Wasserman Schultz "the most vile, unprofessional, and despicable member of the U.S. House of Representatives."

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 10:32 a.m.

Getting it right about Florida's redistricting

Lawmakers are talking a lot about redistricting this summer. But are they always telling it straight? PolitiFact Florida takes a look at some recent redistricting claims.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at 12:24 p.m.

Get the Truth-O-Meter ready! Alan Grayson's running

Love him or love-to-hate him, Alan Grayson is returning to the political stage -- having announced he'll run for Congress in 2012. We unearth our favorite Grayson fact-checks.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 8:52 a.m.

Florida under Gov. Rick Scott: Adding jobs, or destroying them?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Democrats have extremely different takes on employment numbers. But it’s all in how you read them.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 at 5:34 p.m.

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