Articles from August, 2015

10 fact-checks about immigration in the presidential race

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.  

Checking in on Jebio

Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush have been saying plenty of things on the campaign trail. The Truth-O-Meter has been keeping up with them.

Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS

The former Florida governor tries to blame Democrats and leaves out his brother’s involvement while discussing foreign policy.

Fact-checking Ferguson, one year later

On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, we look back at our fact-checks about police issues and race.

For the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a look back at our fact-checks

We review claims we’ve checked about voter purges, election laws and racial issues at the ballot box.  

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for July 2015

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump battled for attention a month before the first debate. Readers made their claims the most-read fact-checks of the month.