Amy Sherman

Reporter

Amy Sherman is a reporter for the Miami Herald. She lives in Broward County, Florida.

Email: asherman@miamiherald.com

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Recent stories from Amy Sherman

Is the Center for Immigration Studies a hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center says?

We found the case against the center is based on some of its associations rather than its current work.

A week on the ground in Tallahassee with PolitiFact Florida

PolitiFact Florida reporters attended committee hearings, peered in on floor debates and hoofed it to rallies and news conferences during a week of fact-checking lawmakers and lobbyists at the state Capitol. What we found: Less controversial issues produced largely accurate claims, but the truth suffered on more divisive topics, such as gun control and the "stand your ground" law.

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's 2017 State of the State address

Gov. Rick Scott reflected on the state's tragedies over the past year and encouraged the Legislature to increase money for Florida tourism and business incentives.

Guests at President Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump brought some special guests to highlight his plans to help victims of crime and crack down on illegal immigration.   

Fact-checking Donald Trump's address to Congress

President Donald Trump is addressing a joint session of Congress Tuesday. PolitFact is fact-checking his comments live.

Fact-checking the Gov. Rick Scott, Florida House feud over Enterprise Florida

The Florida House produced videos showing Florida’s jobs and tourism agencies as failures while Gov. Rick Scott fired back with his own defense.

Donald Trump says FBI investigating more people than ever for terrorism, but that’s hard to prove

President Donald Trump said on ABC News that FBI terror investigations are at an all-time high. We look at the data and talked to experts.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's first press conference as president-elect

Donald Trump held his first press conference in 168 days at Trump Tower in New York City on Jan. 11, 2017.

Barack Obama's top 25 campaign promises: How'd he do?

From trying end the wars in the Middle East and getting his daughters a puppy to reforming the health care system and tinkering with the tax code, Barack Obama made over 500 promises. Here are the ones that will define his presidency in years to come. 

The Top 10 most viewed Florida fact-checks of 2016

The presidential race and claims about guns revved up PolitiFact Florida’s Truth-O-Meter during the election year.