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Fact-checking Florida's U.S. Senate debate

No-party Gov. Charlie Crist, Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and Republican Marco Rubio tossed out numbers galore in the Oct. 6, 2010, U.S. Senate debate aired on ABC stations in Florida. Fortunately, we've been checking the facts.

By John Bartosek :: Published on Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 01:26 p.m.

Charlie Crist went to Disney World! Now who paid for it?

Charlie Crist and former Republican Party of Florida chairman Jim Greer took their families to Disney World in 2009. Republican donors paid more than $11,000 for the weekend getaway. But did they help pick up Crist's tab?

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 07:04 p.m.

Are Charlie's poll numbers hitting the skids?

A top Democratic operative says in a blog post that Charlie Crist can't win his independent campaign for the U.S. Senate because his personal poll numbers are plummeting.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 10:59 a.m.

Florida flip-flops rev up the Flip-O-Meter

Charlie Crist’s hasty exit from the GOP Senate race, the rise of the tea party movement, the Gulf oil spill, and Arizona’s controversial immigration bill are making it difficult for candidates to stay consistent. But the switcheroos are keeping our Flip-O-Meter busy.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 01:26 p.m.

Blame Florida gov for the health care law?

The theory: Because Charlie Crist endorsed the stimulus, health care reform passed. PolitiFact Florida parses this far-fetched claim.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 02:46 p.m.

More fact-checking from the Crist-Rubio debate

We publish findings on PolitiFact Florida about Social Security, the stimulus, campaign committees and health care.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 06:58 p.m.

Fact-checking the Crist-Rubio debate

Florida's U.S. Senate race took the national stage Sunday with a debate between Republican rivals Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio. PolitiFact Florida sorts out the truth.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 10:21 a.m.

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