All stories featuring Daniel Webster

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.

Campaign ads that mattered

Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at 04:56 p.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.

'Taliban Dan': The kinder, gentler sequel

Rep. Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat, made waves (and enemies) when he ran an ad that called his opponent "Taliban Dan." Now he he's airing a new ad that tones back the rhetoric a bit. We check the facts.

By Louis Jacobson, Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 09:30 a.m.

'Taliban Dan': The kinder, gentler sequel

Rep. Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat, made waves (and enemies) when he ran an ad that called his opponent "Taliban Dan." Now he he's airing a new ad that tones back the rhetoric a bit. We check the facts.

By Louis Jacobson, Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 05:55 p.m.

Four weeks to go: Heading down the home stretch

Four weeks to go, and the month opened with a flood of Falses. From Bible verses to solar panels, lost jobs to lost Medicare benefits, all False – or worse.

By John Bartosek :: Published on Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 10:20 a.m.

Fact-checking Alan Grayson's 'Taliban Dan Webster' ad

Alan Grayson, the pull-no-punches Democrat from Central Florida, has launched a stinging new ad equating his Republican opponent's views to those of the Taliban. PolitiFact Florida takes a look at two of the claims.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 03:18 p.m.

'Stairway to Heaven' meets 'Bridge to Nowhere'

In what figures to be a highly competitive U.S. House race, incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson is attacking his Republican opponent Daniel Webster for a spiral staircase Webster had constructed while House Speaker in 1996.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 at 04:59 p.m.

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