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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.

By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 02:14 p.m.

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

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

By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 05:54 p.m.

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.

By Joshua Gillin, Angie Drobnic Holan, Katie Sanders :: Published on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 10:17 a.m.

PolitiFact Florida wins two Green Eyeshade awards

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

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 09:39 a.m.

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.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 06:42 a.m.

Fact-checking the unbelievable 2010 election campaigns

No matter the results Tuesday, the biggest loser in Florida's epic 2010 election season may be the truth.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 09:03 p.m.

CNN/St. Pete Times debate includes talk about Alex Sink's banking background

One of the most heated exchanges between Rick Scott and Alex Sink at their third and final gubernatorial debate on Oct. 25, 2010, centered on fraud. But it was Sink, not Scott, in the hot seat. We check the claims from both candidates.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 at 06:15 p.m.

Governor candidates take national stage for CNN debate

At Florida's third and final gubernatorial debate on Oct. 25, 2010, the only thing Alex Sink and Rick Scott agreed on is that the minimum wage is $7.55. Both were wrong. (It's $7.25). And so it went.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Monday, October 25th, 2010 at 09:15 p.m.

Early voting begins in Florida, and brawling debates continue

The final countdown begins. Early voting opens today, Oct. 18, 2010, throughout Florida, and the candidates shift into overdrive for their final two-week push with several debates scheduled for the U.S. Senate and governor's races.

By John Bartosek :: Published on Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 10:28 a.m.

Fact-checking the Florida Democrats' latest attack on Rick Scott

Florida Democrats are airing a new, two-minute ad that whacks Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott for alleged fraud at his former health care company, Columbia/HCA, as well as his current health care business, Solantic. Two minutes makes for plenty of facts to examine.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 06:07 p.m.

Fact-checking Florida's gubernatorial debate

Friday night, the end of a long, hard work week, and what better way to kick back than a rollicking Florida gubernatorial debate between Republican candidate Rick Scott and Democrat Alex Sink?

By John Bartosek :: Published on Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 08:38 a.m.

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