Deputy Metro Editor
Sergio joined The Miami Herald as an editor in 2005. Previously, he worked for the Washington bureau of Gannett News Service/Arizona Republic. He is based in Miami.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Sergio Bustos
"There currently are 825,000 student stations sitting empty across Florida in every district and at every grade level."
Bill McCollum has "recovered $200 million in Medicaid fraud."
Under the new health care law, the elderly will be denied care when they have "passed the age limit for treatment."
Charlie Crist "bizarrely vetoed" $9.7 million for a teaching hospital at the University of Florida "despite having previously argued the budget request had merit."
"Kendrick Meek is the only candidate who has consistently been against expanded drilling."
In Afghanistan "the (military) leadership has proposed a new medal, an award for 'Courageous Restraint' ... for 'NOT FIRING BACK.' "
"We actually have not required in this law that you carry health insurance."
''I have received more contributions than any other candidate in the race – Republican or Democrat.''
"We have constitutional amendment that says that there's a ban on drilling right off Florida's coast."
"Snitker has been virtually ignored by the major media."