Tuesday, September 23rd, 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

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

False

A claim that gets too far afield from evidence

False

Not in cahoots, but GOP sure likes to remind Crist about his Ponzi pal

Half-True

Crist put donor on judicial panel, but no hard evidence for "control"

Recent stories from Amy Sherman

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. 

Head into the gubernatorial primary with the facts on your side

PolitiFact Florida has checked statements by Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist -- and we even paid some attention to Nan Rich, too!

Education attacks have played a key role in governor’s race

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist have lambasted each other’s records on school funding while cherry-picking figures that put themselves in a favorable light.

NextGen Climate’s attack ads on Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer's political action committee has unleashed TV ads accusing Scott of being too cozy with oil drilling interests