Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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

Full Flop

Was for repeal, now supports it

Mostly False

Ad is based in part on anecdotal and anonymous evidence

Half-True

Scott didn't face prison, but that's what the Fifth is for

False

It was false when Rick Perry said it, too

Pants on Fire!

No evidence Crist was part of Rothstein's Ponzi scheme

Mostly True

Scott doesn't wants feds saying what should be covered

Recent stories from Amy Sherman

Has Charlie Crist flip-flopped on his party, health care, abortion and the stimulus?

A new ad attacks Democrat Charlie Crist for being a flip-flopper. We sort through the issues and rate each one on our Flip-O-Meter.

Fact-checking 7 claims about Eric Holder

Political opponents attacked Attorney General Eric Holder on a regular basis, earning ratings from True to Pants on Fire. On Thursday, Holder said he is stepping down.   • Fact-checks from the Kentucky U.S. Senate race • 10 fact-checks about climate change • PunditFact: TV networks call on the warheads

10 fact-checks about climate change

We’re looking back at 10 of our recent fact-checks on climate change in light of the United Nations summit in New York this week.   • Browse all of our fact-checks on climate change.

Crist, Scott TV battle heats up

As campaign spending for TV ads tops $50 million in Florida's governor's race, we take a look at the latest attacks.

Zombie claims about Medicare just won't die

Political ads citing Medicare have unleashed misleading claims we've seen before. Here's your fact-checking antidote.

Rating Gov. Rick Scott on his 2010 campaign promises

We look back at Gov. Rick Scott's time in office and review how he's done on the Scott-O-Meter, where we track and rate his 2010 campaign promises for fulfillment. 

PolitiFact Florida: Ready to check new promises from Florida’s next governor

We look at promises made on the 2014 campaign trail so far. 

In Context: Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Scott Walker giving ‘women the back of his hand.’

South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz drew national attention for her words about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker during a roundtable on women's issues in Milwaukee.

A misleading ad by NextGen Climate against Rick Scott

What do Rick Scott’s depositions from more than a decade ago have to do with current environmental controversies? Nothing

The Florida governor's race: the fact-checks so far

Tuesday is primary day in Florida, but with the way attacks have been flying between candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist, it feels like the general election has already started.