Friday, September 19th, 2014

All statements involving Republican Party of Florida

Half-True

Crist put donor on judicial panel, but no hard evidence for "control"

Pants on Fire!

The Legislature suspended those powers

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Republican Party of Florida

Obamacare "prevents (Florida) from regulating insurance."

— PolitiFact Florida

False

Bush signed the law, not Crist

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie "Crist made it easier for Duke to take your money."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Mostly flat during Scott's time, then a small increase

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Republican Party of Florida

"With Rick Scott, there are more funds for preschool education."

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

A nonbinding vote to not endorse the raise

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist "voted against raising the minimum wage."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

The Legislature made him do it

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Prepaid tuition changes approved by Legislature

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Republican Party of Florida

"Gov. Rick Scott cut the cost of prepaid college tuition by nearly $20,000."

— PolitiFact Florida

True

But he supports it now

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Republican Party of Florida

"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

— PolitiFact Florida

False

Actually, we found a rare case of consistent opposition

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist supports "cuts to the Medicare Advantage program."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Many Republicans supported '09 increase

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Republican Party of Florida

Charlie Crist "raised taxes in 2009 and won't rule out raising taxes again."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

She opposed a cut at a tough time

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Alex Sink supported "higher property taxes."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

She suggested ending exemptions, not raising taxes

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Alex Sink "supported higher sales taxes."

— PolitiFact Florida

False

She didn't have any say in EquiCredit

Mostly False

We count five

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Republican Party of Florida

"Florida has experienced positive job growth for 39 consecutive months."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Shared responsibility with governor, legislators

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Republican Party of Florida

Says Alex Sink supported "a $5.2 billion increase in Florida's debt."

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

Recession also to blame

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Republican Party of Florida

As CFO, Alex Sink oversaw "a $27 billion loss in the state's pension fund."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Right on point, wrong on timing