Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Alex Sink's file

Sink

Democrat from Florida

Alex Sink is a candidate for Congress in Florida's 13th Congressional District. She served as Florida's Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2011. She was the Democratic Party's nominee for governor in 2010, but lost to Rick Scott.

Sink's statements by ruling

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Alex Sink's website

Recent statements involving Alex Sink

Mostly False

She opposed a cut at a tough time

Mostly False

She suggested ending exemptions, not raising taxes

Half-True

The numbers on but intent is off

 National Republican Congressional Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee

Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

Doesn't grasp important distinctions in CBO report

 National Republican Congressional Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee

"Nonpartisan government analysts say Obamacare will cost our economy up to 2.5 million jobs."

— PolitiFact National

Half-True

Losing plans or just switching?

Recent stories featuring Alex Sink

We put the GOP case against Alex Sink to the Truth-O-Meter

A Republican Party of Florida mailer laid out a litany of attacks against the congressional candidate in the 13th District race, so we checked our rulings from years past. It turns out we've heard almost all of them before.

Fact-checking the attack ads in Pinellas' CD 13 race

New campaign ads dig into the professional backgrounds of David Jolly and Alex Sink.

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 wins two Green Eyeshade awards

See the five fact checks that we submitted to the judges.

PolitiFact Florida turns 1!

We've been so busy covering the hectic first weeks of the 2011 Florida legislative session, we forgot to celebrate an important milestone. We've turned 1. Read about our busy first year.