Thursday, March 26th, 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

Pants on Fire!

Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too

Half-True

Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation

Mostly False

Some anti-pot votes but not to jail the dying

Half-True

Figure is credible but not unassailable

False

No evidence that students shoulder that much of a burden

Recent stories from Amy Sherman

Fact-checking Patrick Murphy, Democratic hopeful to succeed Marco Rubio

The Treasure Coast congressman who ousted GOP firebrand Allen West wants to run for Senate in 2016.

Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise

As Gov. Rick Scott denies news reports that say his administration tried to ban the use of term "climate change," we look back at our fact-checks about the governor and the environment.

PolitiFact Florida’s 5 top fact-checks in February

Claims by Alcee Hastings, Marco Rubio were among our most popular.   Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated

Fact-checking claims about Selma and Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights.   Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated

Fact-checks about Selma and the Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights

Rick Scott challenges Legislature to help him keep his promises

The governor has asked lawmakers to enact several of his second-term campaign promises on taxes, education and the environment. Fact-checks about the Florida Legislature

Fact-checks about the Florida Legislature

As the Florida Legislature convenes, PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked claims about bills related to guns, voter registration and school tests.

Fact-checking Alcee Hastings who called Texas 'crazy'

PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked several claims from the longtime congressman from Broward County, including provocative comments about Texas. 

Fact-checking claims about Cuba

New rules about normalizing U.S.-Cuba relations set off political claims from Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and others.

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015 inauguration speech

After being sworn in as governor, Rick Scott made familiar claims about jobs, education spending and tax cuts during his Jan. 6 speech.