Amy Sherman

Reporter

Amy Sherman is a reporter for the Miami Herald.

Email: asherman@miamiherald.com

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Recent stories from Amy Sherman

A guide to the attacks on Patrick Murphy’s resume

A PAC supporting Marco Rubio says that Patrick Murphy has distorted his business record and educational background. We sort out the facts.  

Fact-checking Donald Trump's speech calling Hillary Clinton 'a world-class liar'

After Hillary Clinton warned that Donald Trump would wreck the economy, Trump hit back, blasting Clinton's judgement and character. We examine 27 of Trump's charges. 

The 10 biggest falsehoods from the year of Trump

One year ago today, Donald Trump descended a gilded escalator into a historic presidential campaign. He continues to make inaccurate statements, and we have spent the past year trying to keep up.  

7 things to know about guns and gun violence after Orlando

The largest mass shooting in U.S. history is certain to spur more discussion about the balance between gun rights and gun restrictions. Here are some of the key points about guns that have been made over the years.   The facts about gay men and blood donation in Orlando

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.  

Fact-checking the U.S. Senate candidates from Florida

We put several statements from hopefuls looking to fill Marco Rubio’s seat to the Truth-O-Meter test.  

Fact-checking ‘Hillary Clinton lying for 13 minutes straight’

The YouTube video has been watched more than 7 million times since January. What does it get right? What does it get wrong?   Fact-checking claims about the Nevada convention chaos  

Looking for Jeb Bush's 'pledge' to support Donald Trump

We looked into Donald Trump's statement that Jeb Bush signed a "binding pledge" to support the Republican nominee. Here's what we found.   

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April  

Donald Trump’s misleading complaints about election rigging in Florida

The Republican frontrunner and his campaign manager have made a series of false claims about primary contests being stacked against them.