Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Joshua Gillin

Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times

Joshua Gillin is a staff writer for PolitiFact Florida and the Tampa Bay Times. He previously was a reporter, editor and blogger for tbt*, the daily tabloid edition of the Times, and has written about media news for The Poynter Institute. A Nebraska native, he has a degree in journalism from his home state university and is a diehard Cornhusker. He has worked in many writing and editing capacities in news, sports and features at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Email: jgillin@tampabay.com

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Six fact-checks related to African-American issues

As Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, we look at some of our fact-checks of the 2016 presidential candidates’ comments on the black community.  

Ever-evolving Charlie Crist considers run for redrawn 13th congressional district

The former governor's history in Florida politics is long and complex, just like his record on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking David Jolly, Florida's latest U.S. Senate candidate

U.S. Rep. Jolly, whose congressional district is poised to change significantly due to a court-ordered redrawing, is throwing his hat into the ring for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat.

PunditFact: When did Hillary Clinton wipe her email server clean?

A CNN correspondent says the Clinton campaign hasn't provided a clear answer.   • Scott Walker on the Truth-O-Meter

When did Hillary Clinton wipe clean her private email server?

A CNN correspondent says the Clinton campaign hasn't provided a clear answer to a seemingly simple question.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 for June 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush officially announced his 2016 candidacy for president, leading to a fresh round of attacks and claims.  

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

We look back at our fact-checks on gay and lesbian issues, as well as what candidates had to say about the recent court ruling.   • Chris Christie on the Truth-O-Meter • Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

Political group makes five points about Jeb Bush's record

Women's rights advocates Ultraviolet dig up dirt on the presidential candidate, but some of them don't pass PolitiFact's muster.

IMG Academy projects big economic numbers from expansion, but doesn’t say how

The Legislature put $2 million into the budget at the last minute for the Bradenton-area sports school, which promises thousands of jobs and millions for the state and local economy. But experts say those numbers may be too high.

Jeb Bush on the Truth-O-Meter

Jeb Bush will announce for president on Monday. PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked his claims about Iraq, immigration and education, among others.   Hillary Clinton's Truth-O-Meter record   PunditFact: The backstory behind Diane Rehm's question to Bernie Sanders on dual Israeli citizenship