Friday, September 4th, 2015

Amy Sherman

Reporter

Amy Sherman is a reporter for the Miami Herald.

Email: asherman@miamiherald.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Sherman

True

Said one analyst: 'Lunacy of this idea is almost indescribable'

Mostly True

The Army is downsizing

Half-True

Most states require parental consent or notification for abortion

Mostly False

He supported a restrictive bill that included exceptions

Mostly True

Donald Trump gave to Charlie Crist when he was a Republican

Mostly True

Bush also established early voting the year before

Recent stories from Amy Sherman

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

Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.  

Fact checking Marco Rubio

As we near the the next national GOP debate on Sept. 16, political watchers are keeping an eye on polls to see who in the crowded field will make the stage for CNN's broadcast. As part of PolitiFact's ongoing series examining statesment from candidates on both sides of the aisle, today we look at claims from one of the standouts of the first debate in August, Marco Rubio, Florida's junior senator.    

10 misleading statements about immigration

PolitiFact writers have identified several immigration claims floated by presidential aspirants that lacked full factual footing.   Amy Sherman of PolitiFact Florida breaks it down.   Meanwhile in Texas... HALF TRUE: Ted Cruz's claim the Obama administration released 104,000 "criminal illegal aliens," including 196 murderers.

10 wrong statements about immigration

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.   • Bernie Sanders: socialist or democratic socialist? • 10 years after Katrina, a look at President Obama's campaign promises • The week in fact-checks (video)

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 the Ferguson protests, one year from Michael Brown's death

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

Fact-checks inspired by Ferguson, one year later

As the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., passes, we look back at our fact-checks about police issues and race.   • PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 9 Sunday shows • 17 candidates, 2 debates, 1 Donald Trump and plenty to fact-check

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.