Sunday, April 19th, 2015
Sharockman

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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The Truth-O-Meter goes off the grid with Gov. Jesse Ventura

PunditFact editor Aaron Sharockman discussed a claim about Jeb Bush's private email account with the former Minnesota governor.

Marco Rubio on the Truth-O-Meter

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Fact-checking the April 12 news shows

Everyone Sunday was waiting for Hillary. We fact-checked two claims about the Democratic 2016 frontrunner.

Fact-checking Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio announced that he will run for president in 2016. We look back at his statements about immigration, climate change, Obamacare and other topics.

Bob Schieffer retiring: See his Truth-O-Meter scorecard

CBS newsman Bob Schieffer announced Wednesday that he is retiring this summer. The long-time host of CBS’s Face the Nation announced his plans during his "Schieffer Symposium" at Texas Christian University, his alma mater.

New York state of mind

We fact-checked two claims recently that focused on crime and New York.

PolitiFact’s top 5 reports for March

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Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, annotated

We're annotating Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.