We fact-check two claims as Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich fight for the Hispanic vote in the Republican primary for president.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 06:41 p.m.
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 ...
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
Did Rubio's parents come to America following Fidel Castro's takeover?
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Monday, October 24th, 2011 at 10:27 a.m.
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.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 at 11:36 p.m.
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.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 01:50 p.m.
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.
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.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 06:42 a.m.
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.
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.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, December 24th, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
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.
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.
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?
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, October 24th, 2010 at 06:02 p.m.
Did Marco Rubio really say MSNBC's Keith Olbermann should leave the country? Is Kendrick Meek's tax cut math right? Can Charlie Crist finally shed the flip-flop label? These are just a few of the questions PolitiFact Florida examined following the Oct. 24, 2010, hourlong debate on CNN.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, October 24th, 2010 at 05:56 p.m.
The final countdown begins. Early voting opens today, Oct. 18, 2010, throughout Florida, and the candidates shift into overdrive for their final two-week push with several debates scheduled for the U.S. Senate and governor's races.
By John Bartosek :: Published on Monday, October 18th, 2010 at 10:28 a.m.
No-party Gov. Charlie Crist, Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and Republican Marco Rubio tossed out numbers galore in the Senate debate. Fortunately, we've been checking the facts.
By John Bartosek :: Published on Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 03:54 p.m.
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’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.
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.
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.
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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