Bowers

Becky Bowers

PolitiFact Digital Operations Manager

Becky Bowers directs digital operations for PolitiFact's national, state and international sites and mobile products — and sometimes, just for fun, writes and edits for PolitiFact.

Bowers has worked since 2002 for the Tampa Bay Times, formerly the St. Petersburg Times, as a copy editor, wire editor, copy chief, business graphics reporter, online business editor, deputy business editor, deputy government & politics editor and PolitiFact staff writer.

Email: bbowers@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Becky Bowers

Mostly False

Scott's committee is the latest to use CBO report to make inaccurate claims

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Full Flop

For the change in 2005, against it now

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Recent stories from Becky Bowers

Barack Obama's top 25 campaign promises: How'd he do?

From trying end the wars in the Middle East and getting his daughters a puppy to reforming the health care system and tinkering with the tax code, Barack Obama made over 500 promises. Here are the ones that will define his presidency in years to come. 

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Our reporters and editors took questions today at noon ET. See our replay.

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 17 news shows

PunditFact looked at two claims related to the shooting in Ferguson, Mo.

PunditFact fact-checks the Aug. 10 shows

The Sunday shows debated the decision of President Barack Obama to conduct airstrikes in Iraq.

Fact-checking the Aug. 10 news shows

The Sunday shows debated President Barack Obama's decision to conduct airstrikes in Iraq.

Our top 5 fact-check reports for May 2014

Fact-checks about Benghazi, taxes, Obamacare and the economy got the most eyeballs last month.

Get inside PolitiFact’s email in-box in today’s chat

PolitiFact gets lots of email. Lots and lots of it. Meet the guy who reads pretty much all of it with a replay of our Google+ Hangout On Air.

PunditFact fact-checks the May 18 news shows

A Fox political analyst took on the media over its coverage of Karl Rove's comments about Hillary Clinton, while California's governor went after the GOP on climate change.

Fact-checking the May 18 news shows

Fox panelists wanted to talk about Hillary Clinton's brain, while California Gov. Jerry Brown took on climate change on ABC.

Fact-checking Benghazi: The rhetoric hasn't matched up with reality

We've fact-checked recent claims about whether congressional budget cuts are to blame for a lack of security in Benghazi (not really) and whether the United States was "the last flag flying" in Benghazi (wrong). Previous fact-checks looked at whether the White House could have acted and didn't,whether Susan Rice suggested terrorism on the Sunday shows, if the media ignored Benghazi, and more.