Amy Sherman is a reporter for the Miami Herald.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Sherman
"Florida high schools are four out of the top 10 in the entire United States."
"We are seeing dramatic rate cuts" to Medicare that will affect seniors’ ability to keep their doctor, hospital and prevention services.
On expanding Medicaid as part of the health care law
Recent stories from Amy ShermanFact-checking the candidates in the U.S. House special election to replace Bill Young
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Fact-checking Florida's special election for the U.S. House
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat in Florida has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Fact-checks of Gov. Rick Scott cross the 100 mark
Since he launched his campaign for Florida Governor in 2010, we've fact-checked more than 100 of Rick Scott's statemens, on things like education, jobs, Obamacare and .... doughnutsWe put Rick Scott's 2014 State of the State address to the Truth-O-Meter
The governor talked about tax cuts, jobs and education in his fourth session-opening speech. PolitiFact Florida went over some of his statements to see whether what he said was telling the whole story.Florida’s race for governor has dueling attacks on Medicare cuts and Medicare fraud
Gov. Rick Scott’s attack ad about Medicare prompted a counterattack by the Florida Democratic Party about Scott’s past.Attack ad on Obamacare revives talking points old and new
An ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee attacks Alex Sink, a Democrat running for Congress in Florida, for supporting the health care law. We put its claims to our Truth-O-Meter.Fact-checking Obama's 2014 State of the Union
We've checked Obama's State of the Union facts on wages, climate change, energy policy and our economic competition with China, as well as claims from reponses.It's Jolly vs. Sink for the seat formerly held by Young
A Republican primary on Jan. 14 has set the match up to represent Pinellas County in Congress.Fact-checking Florida’s swing-district congressional race
Politics junkies wonder if a March special election will be a harbinger for November. PolitiFact Florida has fact-checks on Republican David Jolly and Democrat Alex Sink in the contest for Florida’s 13th Congressional District.PolitiFact Florida's Top 10 fact-checks of 2013
Fact-checks about Trayvon Martin, Obamacare and the federal government shutdown were among PolitiFact Florida’s most read items in 2013.
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