Articles from January, 2012

Fact-checking the Florida primary

What were some of the sharpest attack lines of the past week?

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.

Fact-checking the CNN debate in Florida

The CNN debate in Jacksonville was a contentious affair. We put some of the claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Adair, Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 5:28 p.m.

Contest for Hispanic vote heats up GOP primary

We fact-check two claims as Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich fight for the Hispanic vote in the Republican primary for president.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 6:41 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking the Tampa Republican debate

We continue fact-checking the GOP debate at University of South Florida.

By Bill Adair, Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 11:14 p.m.

Previewing the Republican debate in Tampa

We look back at the previous debates and review the most memorable lines.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, January 20th, 2012 at 3:06 p.m.

Mailbag: Rick Scott, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Tampa strip clubs

Our readers weigh in with their opinions on our latest fact-checking reports. 

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, January 19th, 2012 at 11:07 a.m.

Fact-checking super PAC attacks on Rick Santorum

We fact-check a television ad that purports to tell you four facts you don't know about Republican candidate for president Rick Santorum.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 5:32 p.m.

GOP ad wars invade Florida airwaves

We fact-check a recent campaign commercial in the Republican primary for president. Seen a new ad? Be sure to drop us a line.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, January 13th, 2012 at 10:38 a.m.

Fact-checking Rick Scott's State of the State speech

Rick Scott's second State of the State address included claims about jobs, the cost of living and doughnuts. How'd he fare on the Truth-O-Meter?

By Angie Drobnic Holan, Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 8:05 p.m.

10 News checks out the Scott-O-Meter

We look at Gov. Rick Scott's campaign promises in a video report for 10 News.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Rating Rick Scott's campaign promises at the 1-year mark

We've looked at dozens of campaign promises from Rick Scott to see how he's doing. No promise was more prominent than his pledge to create 700,000 jobs -- we rated it Stalled.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, January 6th, 2012 at 5:09 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida’s top 10 fact-checks of 2011

We look back at our most popular reports of 2011: fact-checks of Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rick Scott and Alan Grayson. And then there was that Evan Longoria viral video ...

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.

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