Friday, December 19th, 2014

All stories featuring Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio is in the news and on the Meter

We fact-check statements by the Florida senator on immigration and Ché Guevara.

Sorting the facts on Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba jaunt

The celebrity couple drew crowds in Havana and questions back home.

Fact-checking Florida at CPAC

What did Florida's conservatives have to say at their annual gathering? We check the facts.

Fact-checking CPAC, the 'Woodstock for conservatives'

The Conservative Political Action Conference has become a prominent event for conservatives. We put the speeches to the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking Marco Rubio on the fiscal cliff

Rubio voted against the deal, but before that he tweeted about who supported Social Security changes -- the GOP or Obama?

Olympians will owe $9,000 in taxes on their medals?

We fact-check a claim from Americans for Tax Reform that Olympians are taxed 35 percent on their medals.

The veep-stakes

With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?

Fact-checking CPAC

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott and other Floridians attended the Conservative Political Action Conference recently. We checked their facts. 

Contest for Hispanic vote heats up GOP primary

We fact-check two claims as Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich fight for the Hispanic vote in the Republican primary for president.

PolitiFact Florida’s top 10 fact-checks of 2011

We look back at our most popular reports of 2011: fact-checks of Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rick Scott and Alan Grayson. And then there was that Evan Longoria viral video ...

Marco Rubio's Cuba history gets tested

Did Rubio's parents come to America following Fidel Castro's takeover?

Marco Rubio's Cuba history gets tested

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio now says he got his dates wrong when he told reporters that his parents left Cuba in the middle of Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.

Mailbag: Readers don't like our ruling on Marco Rubio's Social Security claim

We recently said Marco Rubio was right to claim that the number of workers per retiree in the Social Security system had dropped from 16 to 3. Readers let us have it.

PolitiFact Florida wins two Green Eyeshade awards

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

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.

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.

The best of 2010 from PolitiFact state sites

We launched partner sites in eight states in 2010 and found the Truth-O-Meter worked as well on governors and mayors as it does on the president.  To end the year, we review some of our favorite state Truth-O-Meter items.

Marco Rubio, Florida's new U.S. senator

After leading in the polls for months, Republican Marco Rubio handily won election to become Florida's next U.S. senator. Here's a look back through our fact-checking eyes at what he said, and what others said about him. 

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.

Candidates in Florida's three-way U.S. Senate race stay on the attack

Independent Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek went on the offensive against Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Marco Rubio during a live CNN/St. Petersburg Times debate on Oct. 24, 2010. Who scored points with the Truth-O-Meter?