Friday, October 24th, 2014

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.

New feature creates candidate report cards

We look at the 2012 Senate race here in Florida.

The truth about congressional pay raises

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

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.

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.

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.

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.