All stories featuring George LeMieux

Fact-checking George LeMieux

LeMieux drops out of the race and endorses rival Connie Mack. We look back at our fact-checks of LeMieux’s campaign.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 11:53 a.m.

New feature creates candidate report cards

We look at the 2012 Senate race here in Florida.

By Bill Adair, Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 03:21 p.m.

The truth about congressional pay raises

How members of Congress found a way to bump up their pay without having to take a vote.

By Aaron Sharockman, Amy Sherman :: Published on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 04:07 p.m.

Fighting for 2012 seat, Senate candidate brings up GOP star

Florida GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Hasner is attacking primary opponent George LeMieux by bringing up a popular name in conservative circles -- Marco Rubio. The Truth-O-Meter takes a look at two Rubio-centric attacks.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, June 16th, 2011 at 12:01 p.m.

Mike Haridopolos and the 'Ryan Plan'

Mike Haridopolos is facing heat for differing positions on whether he'd support what's known as the "Ryan Plan." What's so controversial about the plan? PolitiFact Florida gives you a primer.

By Robert Farley, Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 04:48 p.m.

George LeMieux vs. Bill Nelson on earmarks

In a Web ad, former Republican U.S. Sen. George LeMieux attacks Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson over the issue of earmarks, and specifically ties Nelson to the infamous Bridge to Nowhere. The ad then claims LeMieux has never requested a single earmark. We check it out.

By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, May 13th, 2011 at 02:27 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida's Top 10 items of 2010

PolitiFact Florida couldn't have asked for a better first year than 2010 -- an amazing election cycle with plenty of interesting facts to check. Which items did you like most in 2010? We unveil the readers' Top 10 Truth-O-Meter items of the year.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 04:16 p.m.

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