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Aaron Sharockman

PunditFact Editor

Aaron Sharockman is editor of PunditFact, a website dedicated to checking claims by pundits, columnists, bloggers and the hosts and guests of talk shows. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Government & Politics editor for the Tampa Bay Times and an editor and writer for PolitiFact. He has been a government and politics writer with the Times since 2003. Sharockman is a graduate of Indiana University.

Email: asharockman@tampabay.com

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President Barack Obama issued several not-so-thinly veiled veto threats to the new Republican-led Congress in his 2015 State of the Union. To CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, it sounded like the most ever.

Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated

We combed through every line in Obama's 2015 State of the Union. Learn the facts behind the speech. Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response  

PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response

We live-blogged President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and the Republican response from U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa. Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated 

Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated

Learn the facts behind Sen. Joni Ernst's 2015 GOP response to the State of the Union.  

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PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 18 news shows

Tax rates for the wealthy and the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage dominated Sunday news shows. Help PolitiFact fund fact-checking of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Fact-checking the Jan. 18 Sunday shows

The Sunday shows previewed President Barack Obama's proposals in Tuesday's State of the Union address with an eye for a possible third presidential run by Mitt Romney.

PunditFact previews the Jan. 18 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast. Help PolitiFact fund its fact-checking of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Now that we've met our initial $15,000 Kickstarter goal with a few days of fundraising left, we're looking past the State of the Union and into the 2016 primaries. 

Wow, thank you! Keep supporting us and here's what we'll do next

Now that we've met our initial $15,000 Kickstarter goal with a few days of fundraising left, we're looking past the State of the Union and into the 2016 primaries.