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Hollyfield Amy Hollyfield

Assistant Managing Editor/Politics, Tampa Bay Times

Amy Hollyfield is the Assistant Managing Editor/Politics for the Tampa Bay Times, overseeing state and national political coverage, including bureaus in Tallahassee and Washington, and PolitiFact, PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida. PolitiFact was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Amy has worked at the Times for more than 15 years, after previous stints at the Miami Herald and Florida Today.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Hollyfield

"The U.S. spends more money on its military than the 16 biggest military budgets in the world" combined.

Says Michelle Obama waved "red communist flags" on her trip to China.

NFL "players are living, on average, longer than the average male."

"I played in a game here against the Pittsburgh Steelers where there was 23 inches of snow. … We played in at least 15 inches of that."

"The majority of teams (are) now spending their dollars on the offensive side of the football."

"Forty years ago, hardly anybody in the country had health insurance."

During the lead-up to the American Revolutionary War, "some guy in Boston got his head blown off because he tried to secretly raise the tax on tea."

The minimum wage "in real terms right now is below where it was when Harry Truman was in office."

President Barack Obama has the "power to stop deportation for all undocumented immigrants in this country."

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